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Tamarind Rice
Tamarind is a popular rice recipe of the south India. Tamarind or imli as it known otherwise makes this dish tangy.

Approximate Calories: 90 Kcal per serving

  2 cups basmati rice
1/2 cup tamarind juice
  salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp jaggery powder
1 tsp fenugreek
a pinch of asafoetida
1 tsp mustard
1 tsp chana dhal
6 red chilly
100 gms sesame oil(as needed)
a bunch of curry leaves
1 tsp peanuts
How To ?

Pressure Cook the rice and spread on a plate. Keep aside.

Heat the non-stick skillet; add fenugreek and asafoetida and dry fry (without oil) for a minute.

Grind this into a fine powder. Set aside.

To the tamarind juice add salt, turmeric powder, jaggery, ground powder of fenugreek and asafoetida.

Fry mustard, red chillies, chana dhal, peanuts and curry leaves in sesame oil.
Pour into the tamarind juice mixture.

Boil tamarind juice till it reaches thick gravy form and until oil comes out with good flavour.

Add cooked tamarind gravy to the rice.

Pour in 1 tsp. of oil, if needed. Mix well and serve.


Eat protein at every meal, including breakfast.
Eliminate wheat- and flour-based products for the time being.
Reduce starch to one portion a day, and don't eat that portion during your evening meal.
Apples, pears, plums and berries all are good choices. Bananas are not.
Reduce or eliminate dairy for the time being, especially cow's milk.
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