Tamarind Rice (Puliyodharai)

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Tamarind Rice termed ‘Puliyodharai’ in Tamil language is a popular South Indian dish, very delicious and healthy. The flavor and aroma of Tamarind Rice is tempting and irresistible. The tangy flavored aromatic rice dish goes well with raitha and papad and can also be savored alone. Tamarind Rice is unique and special with cooked rice blended with a spicy roasted masala and tamarind paste. Tamarind Rice is one of the easiest dishes that can be prepared in a jiffy, when time is short and you want to prepare something special. You can explore a well detailed Tamarind Rice (Puliyodharai) here.
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Cuisine Tamil
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Cuisine Tamil
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 2
Rating: 4.5
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Instructions
  1. For preparing Tamarind Rice or Puliyodharai, first cook rice with required salt till just done and cool.
  2. Soak tamarind in 200 ml water and extract the pulp.
  3. Roast black gram, chana dal and red chillies separately and grind to a coarse powder.
  4. Heat oil.
  5. Add asafoetida, mustard seeds, peppercorns, turmeric powder, green chillies, ginger and curry leaves.
  6. When the mustard seeds crackle, add tamarind pulp, powdered masala and salt to taste.
  7. Cook till all the water evaporates and the mixture thickens.
  8. Add the tamarind masala to the rice and mix well till the rice is well coated with the masala.
  9. Garnish Tamarind Rice (Puliyodharai) with fried cashew nuts or groundnuts.
  10. Cover and serve Tamarind Rice(PULIYODHARAI) hot.
  11. :- Tamarind Rice(PULIYODHARAI) is ready.
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