CooQ : Recipe: Pulihora


Andhra | Mains

168 calories/serving
30 mins
The sour and tangy Pulihora is a popular South Indian delicacy made primarily with rice, tamarind, curry leaves, ginger and a blend of aromatic South Indian spices. It is very commonly prepared during festivals and is offered to the devotees as prashad in many temples.
Recipe by:
Hebbars Kitchen


1. Take a saucepan, add 1 tsp of chana dal, 1 tsp of urad dal, 1/4 tsp of peppercorns, 1/4 tsp of fenugreek seeds, 1 tsp of sesame seeds, 2 tsp of coriander seeds, 5 red chili.

2. Dry roast till you get golden brown colour. keep the flame on medium.

3. Turn off the stove and mix with 1/4 tsp of asafoetida powder.

4. Let it cool and grind it to a fine powder.

5. Soak 1 ball of tamarind in 2 cups of water for an hour and mash it well with water and strain it in a glass jar to remove the pulp and clean puree.

6. Take a wide saucepan, add 3 tbsp of ginger oil. temper the ingredients - add 1 tsp of mustard seeds, 1 tsp of chana dal, 1 tsp of urad dal, a handful of peanuts, 3 red chili, 1/4 tsp of asafoetida powder, few curry leaves, 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder. mix well.

7. Now, pour tamarind puree into the pan. boil this on a medium flame for 10 minutes till it thickens.

8. Season it with salt, a piece of jaggery and ground masala powder.

9. Boil it on medium-low flame for 10 minutes till the oil separates.

10 .Keep on low flame for 5 minutes and turn off the stove. tamarind mix is done.

11. Mix with the cooked rice and serve it with appalam or pickle.

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