How to Make Tamarind Rice (Or) Pulihora? – South Indian Favorite Recipes


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Tasty Tamarind Rice (Or) Pulihora

Indian Favorite Recipes



Ingredients:   (for 4)

Rice  –  400 gm

Tamarind  –  50 gm

Split black gram – 50 gm

Split bengal gram – 50 gm

Red chillies  – 20 gm

Red chillies  – 20 gm

Curry leaves – a few sprigs

Asafoetida  – 1 level tsp

Gingelly oil  – 150 ml

Turmeric  – a pinch

Salt – to taste

Pepper corns – a few

Green chillies  – 1

Ginger  –  a small piece

Mustard  – a pinch

Water for tamarind  –  200 ml  (approx.)

Method:

Cook rice with salt, till just done, and cool.

Soak tamarind in water and extract the juice.

Roast black gram, bengal gram and red chillies separately and grind to a coarse powder.

Heat oil, add asafoetida, mustard, peppercorns, turmeric, green chillies, ginger and chopped curry leaves.

When mustard seeds crackle, add tamarind extract, powdered spices and salt and cook till all water evaporates and mixture thickens.

Mix the tamarind mixture thoroughly with the rice, cover and serve hot.

N.B :-  Fried cashewnuts or groundnuts can be used for garnishing.


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