Puliodarai Recipe

Puliodarai Recipe
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Also recognized as 'Tamarind rice' by a few, this south Indian delicacy is quite tangy. For better taste it is advised that peanuts shouldn't be avoided.
Puliodarai Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 9.3 / 10 (4 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 5 Lemon sized tamarind balls
  • 2 Cups rice
  • 2 Cups peanut
  • 5 Red chillies
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 4 Inch piece of ginger
  • 1 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 1 tsp Chana daal
  • 2 tsp Sambar powder
  • 1/2 Cup curry leaves
  • 1/2 Cup gingelly oil
  • 4 tsp Salt
How to make Puliodarai:
  • Soak tamarind in warm water for about 10 minutes.
  • Pass through a strainer to obtain the pulp.
  • Boil the rice.
  • Spread this rice in a large utensil and let it cool.
  • Take a pan and heat oil in it.
  • Add mustard, daal, sambar powder, chilles, ginger, asafoetida, tamarind pulp, turmeric and salt.
  • If the pulp is very thick, add 1/2 cup water.
  • Bring this mixture to a boil.
  • Now combine peanuts and curry leaves with it.
  • When the mixture starts to leave the sides of the pan, remove it from the fire.
  • Now add this mixture to the rice and mix it gently without crushing the rice.
  • If it is too dry, add some heated gingelly oil to the rice to separate it.
  • Now the Puliyo Darai is ready to serve.