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Popular Variety Rice as KATTU CHORU.

Traditional rice.  A whole bunch of spices and Sesame oil lend themselves to make this tangy and tasty rice. A popular temple meal offered as Temple Prasadam. This meal is the most preferred option of a pack-food for travelling the long journey to the temples of Tamilnadu.
Simple yet delicious!

How to make this hot tamarind rice?


Pressure cooked rice( 250 gms of Parboiled rice)
Tamarind, a gooseberry size (soak in 50 ml water for 15 minutes)
Asafoetida 2 pinches
Dry roasted fenugreek seeds Powder 1/2 Tsp
Shallots peeled and chopped 30  pcs
Garlic pulses 6-7 pcs
Curry leaves 20 pcs
Dry Red chillies 6-7 pcs
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Sesame OIl cold pressed 2 tablespoons
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Rock Salt 1/2 Tsp
Fresh Coriander greens  a fistful
Whole urad dal 1 tbsp
Chana dal 1 tbsp


Pressure-cook the washed and soaked in water for 10 minutes on medium heat upto 3 whistles and simmer for 2 minutes.
Set aside to cool down.
Heat the…