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Brief Description

Puliyodharai is a popular south Indian dish. It is made with rice and tamarind. It is very nutritious dish. If you have never tried of it, try it for once at least.

Preparation Time 15 mins
Cooking Time 30 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients for Puliyodharai

  • Tamarind balls - 5 (Lemon sized) 
  • Rice - 2 Cups
  • Peanut - 2 Cups
  • Red chilies - 5
  • Green chilies - 2
  • Pieces of ginger – 4 inch in size
  • Asafoetida- 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric - 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard - 1 teaspoon
  • Chana dal - 1 teaspoon
  • Sambar powder - 2 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - 1/2 Cup
  • Gingelly oil - 1/2 Cup
  • Salt - 4 teaspoon


How To Make Puliyodharai

  • Take warm water in a bowl. Soak tamarind into it for about 10 minutes
  • Pass this mixture through strainer so that pulp is obtained.
  • Take rice and boil them.
  • When rice gets boil, spread it over a large plate to let it cool.
  • Now take a sauce pan and heat some oil into it.
  • Add daal, chilies, tamarind pulp, salt, mustard, sambar powder, ginger, turmeric, and asafetida.
  • If you find tamarind pulp thick, then add about ½ cup of water to it.
  • Now boil this mixture.
  • Combine curry leaves and peanuts with it.
  • When mixture starts leaving pan sides, then remove the mixture from the heat.
  • Add this cooked mixture to the boiled rice and mix it thoroughly. Make sure that the rice does not get crushed.
  • If rice starts sticky, then add little gingelly oil to the rice mixture so that they separate from each other.
  • Puliyodharai is ready to eat.

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