Pulihora | How to make Pulihora

By praveena naineni  |  14th Mar 2017  |  
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About Pulihora Recipe

Tamarind rice or Pulihor is a South Indian preparation, it is a bit sour in taste and generally cooked rice is seasoned with tamarind paste.

Pulihora is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by praveena naineni teaches how to make Pulihora step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Pulihora in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 5 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Pulihora at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Pulihora takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Pulihora is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Pulihora is a good option for you. The flavour of Pulihora is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Pulihora and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Pulihora

  • For rice -
  • rice 1/2 cups
  • water 3 Cups
  • For tamarind paste -
  • 35 gms tamarind soaked in water for 1/2 hr
  • 1/4 tsp mustard powder (dry roast)
  • 1/4 tsp jeera methi powder (dry roast)
  • Small piece of jaggery
  • 1 tbsp sesame powder (dry roast )
  • 2 green chilli
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp dry ginger powder or 1/4 inch fresh ginger julienne
  • 1 tsp oil
  • salt 2 tsp
  • For Seasoning -
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
  • jeera 1/2 tsp
  • Urad 1/2 tsp
  • chana dal 1/2 tsp
  • peanuts 1/4 cup
  • cashew few (optional )
  • 2 green chilli
  • 2-3 dry chilli
  • A pinch of hing (asafoetida )

How to make Pulihora

  1. Cook rice fluffy and not sticky. Let it cool down completely, take a big plate and try spreading it
  2. For tamarind paste
  3. Soak tamarind in water don't add too much water to make the paste it should be a thick paste
  4. Grind mustard,jeera,methi
  5. Cook your tamarind paste until it thickens using all ingredients mentioned in tamarind paste
  6. For seasoning -
  7. Let the oil heat up well add mustard seeds ,jeera, chana dal,urad dal,peanuts,cashew one by one until they are browned, add green chilli, curry leaves and dry chilli let them roast well. At last add hing
  8. Assembling -Take rice add tamarind paste and seasoning using your hand mix thoroughly.
  9. And tadka. Pulihora is ready. Serve

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