Pulihore Recipe

Pulihore Recipe
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Pulihora or chitrannam or lemon rice is a rice dish which has its origin in South India. This colourful dish is one of the best preparations of rice and with the addition of mustard seeds and curry leaves this get the delectable aroma. Peanut is a must in this which gives it a crunch and if you want to enhance the taste you can also add pomegranate seeds to it.
Pulihore Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 7.5 / 10 (10 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 2 Cups boiled rice
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Urad dal
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seed
  • 1/4 Cup peanuts, coarsely pounded
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 Stalk curry leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp Coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Fresh coconut, grated
  • 2-3 Pinches asafoetida
  • Juice of half lemon
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
How to make Pulihore:
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan.
  • Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and urad dal. Allow them to splutter.
  • Add peanuts and fry for two minutes.
  • Add finely chopped onions, curry leaves, green chillies, and asafoetida.
  • Fry until onions become light brown.
  • Add boiled rice, coconut, turmeric, coriander, lemon, and salt.
  • Stir to mix well.
  • Put a lid and cook till steaming hot.
  • Pulihore is ready to serve.

Reviews and Ratings:
pp1 posted 26/04/2009
this is not the correcy way of doin it