Puliyodharal (Tamarind Rice) | How to make Puliyodharal (Tamarind Rice)

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  • By Lisha Aravind
    Created on 25th Aug 2015

About Puliyodharal (Tamarind Rice)

Tamarind rice recipe / puliyodharai is a South Indian rice variety. It is a rice variety which is made with tamarind sauce. It is special Tamil nadu style recipe which is very easy to prepare, tasty and can be carried during travel. The method of preparing tamarind rice is very easy. Rice is cooked and mixed with a paste called pulikkachal or tamarind sauce. There is also a spice powder which is used in the preparation of tamarind rice or puliyodharai. This spice powder is readily available in market, but fresh homemade spice powder gives a special taste to puliyogare.

Puliyodharal (Tamarind Rice), a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Puliyodharal (Tamarind Rice) is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingPuliyodharal (Tamarind Rice) is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Lisha Aravind. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Puliyodharal (Tamarind Rice) is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Puliyodharal (Tamarind Rice)by Lisha Aravind. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Puliyodharal (Tamarind Rice) is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 4. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Puliyodharal (Tamarind Rice)

Ingredients to make Puliyodharal (Tamarind Rice)

  • Cooked rice- 2 cups
  • Gingerly oil- 3-4 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Channa dal- 1 tbsp
  • Urad dal- 1 tbsp
  • Dry red chili- 2
  • Curry leaves- few
  • Roasted peanuts- one handful
  • Asafoetida powder/hing- one pinch
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Tamarind- small lemon sized ball
  • Chana dal- 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander seeds- 1/2 tbsp
  • Sesame seeds- 1 tbsp
  • Gingerly oil- 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds / uluva- 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper corns- 6-7
  • Dry red chili- 2-3
  • salt to taste -

How to make Puliyodharal (Tamarind Rice)

  1. Cook rice with water in the ratio 1:2. Once cooked, remove from heat and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add urad dal, coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds, sesame seeds, dry red chili and pepper corns. Dry roast together.
  3. Roast over medium flame till it becomes golden brown in color. Remover from heat and allow it to cool.
  4. Grind it to a fine powder once it is cooled to make the spice powder
  5. In a pan heat oil, add mustard seeds. Once it splutters, add chana dal, urad dal, dry red chili, asafoetida powder and curry leave. Saute
  6. Add roasted peanuts, turmeric powder, and saute for two more seconds.
  7. Add tamarind extract, salt and let it boil in medium flame. Let it boil for 10 - 12 minutes or until entire water evaporates and oil starts separating. Turn o
  8. Add the cooked rice with the tamarind sauce or pulikkachal and mix well. Add the required amount of spice powder, 1 teaspoon of sesame oil and mix well.
  9. Tamarind rice is ready. Serve puliyodharai with papad or appalam.

Reviews for Puliyodharal (Tamarind Rice) (5)

Padmaja Acharya6 months ago
Thank you so much Lisha arvind. It's very tasty.

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