Mixed Vegetable Tamarind Rice

Mixed vegetables make this popular South Indian tamarind rice healthy as well as tasty. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Mixed Vegetable Tamarind Rice
Main Ingredients Rice, Tamarind pulp
Cuisine TamilNadu
Course Rice
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Mixed Vegetable Tamarind Rice

  • 1 1/4 cups Rice soaked
  • 3 tablespoons Tamarind pulp
  • 1/4 cup Green peas shelled and boiled
  • 10-12 French beans boiled 1/2 inch diamond
  • 2 small Carrots bolied 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal)
  • 2 tablespoons Split Bengal gram (chana dal)
  • 4 Whole dry red chillies
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • 1/4 cup Roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 medium Cauliflower boiled cut into small florets
  • 1 inch piece Ginger chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame seeds (til)


  1. Boil four cups of water in a deep pan. Add soaked rice, salt and cook till the rice is just done. Drain excess water and set rice aside. Heat two tablespoons oil and add asafoetida, mustard seeds, dhuli urad dal and chana dal. When the seeds crackle, add two whole red chillies, curry leaves, peanuts and sauté for a minute.
  2. Add boiled carrots, cauliflower, peas and French beans. Toss and sauté for two minutes. Add turmeric powder, tamarind pulp and mix. Add chopped ginger and sauté for a minute.
  3. Dry roast sesame seeds. Cool and crush coarsely with two whole red chillies. Add cooked rice to the vegetables. Sprinkle the dry masala on top and mix gently. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 881
Carbohydrates 118.5
Protein 20.8
Fat 36.1
Other Fiber Fiber- 30.2gm