Andhra Pulihora Recipe

Andhra Pulihora Recipe
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Andhra Pulihora Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 145.3
  • 2 cups raw rice (cook to an extent that each grain is separate, spread to cool)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric (haldi)
  • 15-20 Curry Leaves
  • 1cup Tamarind (pulp)
  • 1 tsp Jaggery
  • 1 tbsp Chana Dal (split Bengal gram)
  • 1 tbsp Urad Dal (split black gram)
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 4 Red Chili (medium dry)
  • 4-5 Green Chillies (slit length wise)
  • 1 1/2 tsps Ginger (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp asafetida (hing)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Sesame Seeds (roasted powder)
  • 2 tbsp Peanuts (roasted)
  • 3 tbsps Oil
  • Salt to taste
How to make Andhra Pulihora:
  • Sprinkle turmeric powder ,salt, a tbsp of oil and few fresh curry leaves to the cooked and cooled rice and keep aside.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a cooking vessel.
  • Add the mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add dry red chillies, cumin seeds, chana dal, urad dal and fry for a minute till light brown.
  • Add the slit green chillies, ginger, asafetida and few curry leaves and fry for a few seconds.
  • Add the tamarind extract and jaggery and cook till the raw smell of tamarind disappears.
  • It will be a like a thick but flowing paste. Remove from heat.
  • Add the cooked tamarind mix, salt and combine well such that it's spread all over the rice.
  • Sprinkle the roasted sesame seeds powder and roasted peanuts and combine well.
Serve it hot.