Tadka Rice Recipe

A simple, spicy, flavorful and delicious delicacy from the south of India is a recipe to incorporate the flavors of tangy tomatoes, Indian herbs and spices in the plain white rice.

Nutritional info

  • 0.6 gm
    Protein
  • 1.9 gm
    Total Fat
  • 13.3 gm
    Carbohydrate
  • 79.2 kcal
    Energy
  • 7.8 mg
    Calcium
  • 0.3 mg
    Iron
  • 1.0 mg
    Vitamin C
  • 17.4 mcg
    Vitamin A

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3 Tbsp(39.0 gm) Rice

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2 Tbsp(25.0 gm) Tomato (Chopped)

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1 Tbsp(14.0 ml) Tomato Puree

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1 Tbsp(8.0 gm) Onion (Chopped)

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1/2 Tsp(3.0 gm) Ginger Garlic Paste

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1 Tsp(0.76 gm) Pudina (Chopped)

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1 Tsp(0.92 gm) Coriander Leaves (Chopped)

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3 No.(0.33 gm) Kadi Patta

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1/4 Tsp(0.54 gm) Red Chilly (Powder)

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1/4 Tsp(0.59 gm) Jeera

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1 No.(0.23 gm) Green Elaichi

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1/4 Tsp(0.93 gm) Rai

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1/4 Tsp(0.41 gm) Dhania Powder

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1/2 Inch(0.13 gm) Cinnamon Stick

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1/8 Tsp(0.3 gm) Haldi

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1/8 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt

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1/2 Tbsp(4.0 ml) Oil
  • Wash and cook 3 tbsp rice and keep aside.

  • In a pan, heat 1/2 tbsp oil.

  • To that add 1/4th tsp rai, 1/4th tsp jeera, 3 kadi pattas and allow it to crackle.

  • Then add 1 tbsp chopped onions, 1/2 inch cinnamon stick and 1 green elaichi, Saute well.

  • When onions turn translucent, add 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste and mix well.

  • Then add 1 tsp chopped pudina, 1 tsp chopped coriander leaves, 2 tbsp chopped tomatoes, 1/4th tsp red chilli powder, 1/8th tsp haldi, 1/4th tsp dhania powder and stir well.

  • Once mixed, add 1 tbsp tomato puree, cooked rice and mix everything well.

  • Season with 1/8th tsp salt.

  • Stir and serve hot.