Cookbook:Pulihora (South Indian Tamarind Rice)

Pulihora (South Indian Tamarind Rice)
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Pulihora or lemon rice is a South Indian rice dish. It can be served at the picnics and parties. The sauce can be stored for days together and used as a ready mix.

Ingredients edit

Procedure edit

  1. Cook the rice according to the instructions on the packet.
  2. Heat a thin layer of oil in a pan. Add the red chillies, bengal gram, black gram, mustard seeds, groundnuts, and curry leaves.
  3. Add turmeric powder, and cook for a few minutes.
  4. Add tamarind and/or lemon juice. Let boil until thickened.
  5. Add salt to your taste and a little bit of jaggery.
  6. Once the sauce is ready spread the cooked rice in a wide plate or steel basin. Add the cooked sauce, and mix well.
  7. Wait at least for an hour for the liquid to get absorbed by the rice, and adjust the salt level as necessary.