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 Pulihora (Tamarind rice) 
  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1/4 cup Bengal gram dal
  • 1/2 cup Tamarind pulp
  • 12 Curry leaves
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Urad dal
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 Red chillies
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 4 tablespoons Sesame seed powder
  • 1 tablespoon Cashew nuts
  • 1 piece Ginger
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • Salt (As per taste)
Wash the rice and dal together and cook adding enough water. Make sure not to overcook.

Pour the cooked rice into a big bowl, add turmeric powder, 2 tablespoons oil, salt, tarmarind pulp and 7-8 curry leaves.

Heat oil in a sauce pan, add the urad dal, mustard seeds and cashew nuts. When the seeds begin to crackle, add red chillies(broken into half), ginger, curry leaves, slit green chillies and asafoetida. Remove from fire and add it to the rice. Add the sesame powder, mix well and leave it covered for an hour to allow the rice to absorb the ingredients.

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Serves: 6 Time: 35 mins.

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Category: Main Course | State: Andhra Pradesh | Submitted by: System


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