Tempered Rice/Tadka Chawal/Vagarane Anna

This rice is simple to prepare and not much spicy, it is prepared instead of white rice to serve with Non-Veg stew (curry) tastes delicious. This is Karnataka cuisine prepared in functions and famous in villages.

  • Raw Rice: 1 glass
  • Salt: to taste
  • Water: 2 glasses
For Tempering/Tadka:
  • Onion: 1 (chopped lengthwise)
  • Kapok Buds/ Shalmali/ Marathi Moggu: 4
  • Cardamom: 2
  • Bay leaf: 2
  • Oil: 2 tbsp
For Grinding:
  • Clove: 6
  • Cinnamon: 5 inch
  • Cardamom: 2
  • Garlic: 20 (small size)
  • Ginger: 2 tbsp (chopped)
  • Coconut: 2 tbsp (grated)
  • Coriander: 3 tbsp (chopped)
Note:  As this is served with spicy curry, no chilly or spice powders added.


For Grinding:
  • Grind all the ingredients with little water. Keep side.
For Tempering/Tadka:
  • Heat oil In the pressure cooker.
  • Add kapok buds, cardamom & bay leaves, fry for few seconds.
  • Add onion, saute till light golden color.
  • Add grind paste, saute till raw smell goes.
  • Add water & bring it to boil.
  • Add salt & rice.
  • Taste, adjust salt if required.
  • Close the lid.
  • Pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  • Tempered Rice/Vagarane Anna is ready to serve with chicken curry or mutton curry.
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Swathi said...

simple delicious rice.

aipi said...

Absolutely delicious ~ I could eat that whole thing! :)
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Binys Recipes said...

nice recipe Madhura....quick and easy

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Nice and easy rice recipe for a busy/lazy day...:)

divya said...

Wow.. looks so tempting and perfect..

Hari Chandana P said...

Vagrane anna looks simply amazing and tempting.. thanks for sharing !!
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Nandinis food said...

A very nice rice! Yummy and delicious!

Priya Suresh said...

Delicious and marvellous tempered rice, inviting..

cook from doha said...

this is a perfect recipe for those lazy days.........

Suja Manoj said...

Quick and simple rice..nice one.

Uma said...

quick fix on a lazy day.. nice!

Sunitha said...

Good one! I can almost smell the fragrant rice.

Food Glorious Food! said...

Great for a speedy meal! Yummy!

Faith said...

What a great dish! I would love to give this a try, I think my hubby and I would love it!

Torviewtoronto said...

this looks delicious

Anonymous said...

best combination with chicken sambar

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Kalyani said...

simple and delicious one .....

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