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Pulihora | Tamarind Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Tamarind Rice Recipe | Pulihora Recipe | Puliyogare

Tamarind Rice or Pulihora is a traditional South Indian dish made by frying rice with a tempering of Tamarind, Curry Leaves & other spices.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 0 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 3
Category Main Course
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g

Ingredients For Tamarind Rice Recipe | Pulihora Recipe | Puliyogare
  

  • 3 Cup Cooked Rice
  • 2 Tablespoons Peanuts
  • 15-20 Curry Leaves (Kari Patta)
  • 2-3 Dried Red Chillies
  • 1 Teaspoon Rai (Mustard Seeds)
  • 1 Teaspoon Urad Dal (Split & Husked Black Gram)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt or to taste
  • 2 Teaspoons Concentrated Tamarind Pulp
  • 1 Tablespoon Cooking Oil

Step By Step Instructions for Tamarind Rice Recipe | Pulihora Recipe | Puliyogare
 

  • Heat some oil in a pan and add mustard seeds (rai) to it. When the mustard seeds start to crackle add urad dal and peanuts. Fry on low flame till they are roasted and golden brown.
    1 Teaspoon Rai (Mustard Seeds), 1 Teaspoon Urad Dal (Split & Husked Black Gram), 2 Tablespoons Peanuts
    Pulihora | Tamarind Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • Add dried red chillies and curry leaves to the pan, and fry for a few seconds.
    2-3 Dried Red Chillies, 15-20 Curry Leaves (Kari Patta)
    Pulihora | Tamarind Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 2
  • Now add turmeric powder (haldi) and red chilli Powder. Saute for a few seconds.
    1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi), 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
    Pulihora | Tamarind Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 3
  • Add the cooked rice to the tempering along with some salt.
    3 Cup Cooked Rice, 1 Teaspoon Salt or to taste
    Pulihora | Tamarind Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 4
  • Mix to coat the rice with the spices and fry the rice on low-medium heat for 3-4 minutes.
    Pulihora | Tamarind Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 5
  • Take the concentrated tamarind pulp mixed with 2 teaspoons of water and add it to the rice.
    2 Teaspoons Concentrated Tamarind Pulp
    Pulihora | Tamarind Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 6
  • Mix the tamarind pulp with the rice. Saute for a couple of minutes, then cover with a lid and cook for 5 minutes.
    Pulihora | Tamarind Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions 7
  • Tamarind Rice is ready. Serve hot as is, or along with pickle or papad.
    Pulihora | Tamarind Rice Recipe Step By Step Instructions