Puliyan Chaadam

Tamarind rice with roasted peanuts. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Rice , Tamarind
Cuisine Kerala
Course Rice
Prep Time 41-50 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Puliyan Chaadam

  • 2 cups Rice
  • 10-12 Tamarind
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 4 Whole dry red chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 teaspoons Split Bengal gram (chana dal)
  • 2 teaspoons Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/4 cup Peanuts roasted
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Tamarind pulp
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Sesame seeds (til)
  • to taste Salt


  1. Wash and soak rice in four cups of water for half an hour. Wash curry leaves and pat them dry. Peel, wash and chop ginger.
  2. Drain and cook rice in six cups of boiling water till just done. Drain and spread on a plate. Sprinkle one tablespoon of oil and mix lightly.
  3. Heat two tablespoons of oil and add two whole red chillies, mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal. Saute till dals turn brown.
  4. Add turmeric powder, asafoetida, curry leaves, roasted peanuts, chopped ginger and stir-fry for half a minute.
  5. Add tamarind pulp and salt to the above mixture and cook for some time. Dry roast sesame seeds and grind coarsely with the remaining two red chillies.
  6. Mix in dry mixture and tamarind mixture to the rice. Mix well and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2312
Carbohydrates 350.2
Protein 51.5
Fat 78.2