Sunday, 22 April 2012

Puliyotharai /Tamarind Rice

cooked rice - 2 cups
tamarind - lemon size
coriander seeds - 1 tbsp
fenugreek seeds - half tsp
dry red chilli - 2 +1
asafoetida - quarter tsp
turmeric powder - quarter tsp
mustard,urad dal - 1tsp
channa dal - 1 tsp
groundnuts - 1 tbsp
curry leaves - 2 arc
gingelly oil - 4 tbsp
salt - to taste.

Steps to follow:
Dry roast coriander seeds, fenugreek, 2 dry red chilli separately and powdered it. Keep aside.Soak the tamarind in one cup water and extract it.
Heat oil in a pan add mustard urad dal,channa dal,ground nuts and add one dry chilly and curry leaves,when it splutters add asafoetida and turmeric powder and stir it.
Then add immediately the tamarind extarct and salt to taste. When it brings to boil add the puliyotharai powder to it.

Slow the fire.Let it become thick gravy and oil floats on top.Switch off the stove.
Add the cooked rice and mix well and keep it closed for at least 1 hour.
Now the Puliyotharai is ready to serve.Serve with potato chips or pappads.

Sending this recipe to

Saras's Kitchen chronicles Heirloom recipes and Julie's EP Series - Mint and Coriander hosted by Surabhi Nayak.


Poonam Borkar said...

looks so delicious

Priya said...

I can survive with this fav..

Reshmi said...

looks easy and delicious... and nice blog space you've ... do visit my space Noel collections in your spare time
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Julie said...

Yummy delicious tamarind rice,love this a lot!!
Thanx a lot Asiya for linking it to my event series!

Join me in the ONGOING EVENT- "Mint & Coriander seeds" (EP Series-Apr)

maha said...

looks fav

Saras said...

yummy & tangy to have with pappad. Thanks linking to the event dear.
Kitchen Chronicles ~ Heirloom Recipes

Mahi said...

Perfect picnic lunch!

asiyao said...

Thanks Everyone for the lovely comments.