Thursday, February 23, 2012

Pulihora (Tamarind rice)

Pulihora (Tamarind rice) is an authentic , delightful Andhra recipe which is offered as a prashadam for Gods at the time of festivals.This is very tasty and easy to Prepare.

  • Rice : 2 cups (cook such that each grain is separate, spread to cool)
  • Tamarind : big lemon sized (soak in a cup of water and extract a thick pulp from it)
  • Turmeric :1/2 tspn
  • Green chillies : 4(split lengh-wise)
  • Dry red chillies : 3
  • Cumin seeds : 1 tspn
  • Musrard seeds : 1 tspn
  • Urad dal : 1tbspn
  • Jaggery : 1 tspn
  • Salt : as per taste
  • Curry leaves(fresh) : 15
  • Asefoetida : 1/4 tspn
  • Peanuts : 1/2 cup
  • Oil : 4 tbspn

  1. Heat oil in a vessel , add cumin seeds , mustard seeds and let them crackle.Now add asefoetida(inguva) , urad dal , splitted green chilles , red chillies , few curry leaves and peanuts.
  2. Roast them properly until the peanuts turned to light  golden brown color.
  3. Now add Tamarind pulp , turmeric ,Salt to it and let it cook for 6-7 mins until the oil seperates from the paste.
  4. when it forms like a paste,then remove it  from the flame and let the paste cool down.
  5. Now mix it well with the boiled rice .
  6. It tastes too good when this is taken after 2 hours  from the time of preparation.
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1 comment:

  1. The puliodhare looks fab.. i love it, in fact known as pulodhare batter (someone who can eat it every day :).. Sorry for coming by late & thanks for linking all ur entries.. ribbon pakoda, thattai.. i think i need to make snacks now :D