September 28, 2016

Talimpu Annam (Simple Tempered Rice) - Yummy way of using left over rice

None prefer to reheat left over rice, but sometimes in unavoidable situations like...  guests came to your house, and you cooked more rice than required, then what you do?? Don't beg your maids to take away the leftover rice!! Here I am giving you a wonderful rice recipe with excellent taste. In my childhood, my mom used to make this "TALIMPU ANNAM " (Simple Tempered Rice) with leftover rice..She never wasted any leftover things, she always invent new recipes from leftover things tooo...That inspired me a lot in making different recipes. I learnt this "Talimpu Annam" from my mother. It's very easy and tasty rice variety...especially the crunchyness of onions, crispyness of peanuts and Tangyness of Lemon gives delicious taste to this recipe...Usually people loves to make Chinese fried rice or masala rice with left over rice, I am adding one more Telugu recipe in that list!! You can improvise this "Talimpu Annam" by adding veggies or any of your choice...But I love to make this in simple way!! just onion slices, green chilli pieces, groundnuts and lemon juice and tadka ingredients are my ingredients to this recipe...Let us learn how to make "Talimpu Annam" in my way :)

Ingredients :
3 cups left over rice ( or cooked  and cooled rice)
2 big size Onions, finely chopped
6 - 8 Green chillies ( I love to have little bit spicy, you can adjust according to your spice levels)
1 big lemon
3 -4 table spoons of Groundnuts
1 spring Curry leaves
2 table spoons of coriander leaves, finely chopped
3 table spoons of Oil
Salt to taste
1/2 table spoon of turmeric powder
a pinch of Hing/ asafoetida
1 table spoon of Chanadal
1 table spoon of Urad dal
1/4 table spoon of mustard seeds
1/4 table spoon of Cumin seeds
2 Dry red chillies

Preparation :
1. Use left over rice for this 'talimpu annam'. First thing spread the rice 
    on a plate add pinch of turmeric powder,mix well and keep aside.
2. Squeeze the lemon and extract the juice from lemon and keep 
    aside( remove the seeds from the juice).
3. Heat a pan, add oil, add ground nuts , chana dal, urad dal and fry
    for few seconds till they turn golden colour. Then add mustard 
    seeds,cumin seeds, dry red chillies and curry leaves ,fry few seconds.
4. Now add finely chopped onion slices and green chillies until the 
    onions turn pink colour.
5. Add turmeric powder, hing and rice and required amount of salt. 
    Mix well. Fry for few minuites on low flame till rice become hot. 
    Then switch off the flame.
6. Transfer it into a serving bowl, add lemon juice and mix well. Check
     the salt levels...if required you can add more..
7. Serve it hot and enjoy the taste!!!

Hoping that You would love this recipe and give a try!!! Please leave your comments and suggestions at my blog. Meet you all with another interesting recipe, till then bbbye



  1. Delicious… One of the best recipe of leftover rice. Excellent share.

    1. Thanks Deepa :) give a try and leave your feedback here:)

  2. I love rice and make many variation of it. Love your recipe too. Will try soon.


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