Puliodharai / Tamarind rice | How to make Puliodharai / Tamarind rice

By Subashini Murali  |  5th Jul 2016  |  
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About Puliodharai / Tamarind rice Recipe

Tamarind rice is a popular dish of tamilnadu. Its served as prasadam in most of the south Indian temples. And Ideal for travel too.

Puliodharai / Tamarind rice is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Puliodharai / Tamarind rice is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Puliodharai / Tamarind rice by Subashini Murali will help you to prepare the perfect Puliodharai / Tamarind rice in your kitchen at home. Puliodharai / Tamarind rice needs 10 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Puliodharai / Tamarind rice. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Puliodharai / Tamarind rice. In case you have any questions on how to make the Puliodharai / Tamarind rice you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Subashini Murali. Puliodharai / Tamarind rice will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Puliodharai / Tamarind rice

Ingredients to make Puliodharai / Tamarind rice

  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup gingelly oil
  • Lemon size tamarind soaked
  • salt to taste
  • Small piece of jaggery
  • For tempering-
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp bengal gram
  • 1/2 tbsp white lentil / urad dal
  • 3 tbsp peanuts
  • 2 sprig of curry leaves
  • 2 red chilli
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp asafoetida
  • For dry roast & grind ( spice powder )
  • 1 tsp fenugreek
  • 1 tbsp bengal gram
  • 1 tsp black sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 red chillies

How to make Puliodharai / Tamarind rice

  1. Soak the tamarind in hot water for 10 minutes and extract pulp.
  2. Dry roast all the items separately (given under roast and powder) once cooled powder it in mixer.
  3. Heat the oil in pan Put peanuts . Roast it over low flame.
  4. Add mustard seeds , Bengal gram , urad dal, Asafoetida ,red chillies , turmeric powder, curry leaves and saute it for a minute or until evenly turned brown colour
  5. Add the tamarind pulp ,salt jaggery and boil for 10 minutes.
  6. Now add the spice powder and boil for another 5 minutes or till the oil separates, turn off the flame.
  7. Once cooled add the rice and mix gently till the rice is nicely coated with puliodharai mix, check salt and add if needed.
  8. Tastes best at least after an hour.
  9. Tastes yum with fried banana , potatoes or papad.

Reviews for Puliodharai / Tamarind rice (1)

Sonal sons2 years ago

I love tamarind rice ......I normally use the ready-made mix by MTR but I'll try this out now..:thumbsup::thumbsup:

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