Pulihora/Tamarind Rice

Ingredients:
  • Cooked rice ............1 cup
  • Tamarind juice.......1 tbsp
  • Salt..........................as per taste
  • Turmeric...............1/2 tsp
For the Tampering:
  • Urad dall....................1 tbsp
  • Gram dall.......1 tbsp
  • cumin seeds......1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds....1 tsp
  • Hing..........a small block.
  • Curry leaves....1 stalk
  • Ground nuts.......1 tbsp
  • Cashew............1 tbsp(optional)
  • Green chilly....3-4
  • Ginger...........a medium block(pieces)
  • Red chillies.........2-3
  • Oil...........for frying.
Method:
  • Heat oil in a pan.Fry the hing and curry leaves first.Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • When they splutter add green chilly pieces and ginger pieces,
  • When the green chillies are fried add all other ingredients for tampering.
  • When the dalls become golden brown add tamarind paste.
  • Fry until the water in the paste is evaporated.
  • Now mix the salt and turmeric powder in the tampering.
  • Now mix with rice.Keep the rice covered in a bowl for 2-3 hours before serving.Then the rice will take the sour taste of tamarind and will be tasty...

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