Puliyodarai

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - rice, washed and soaked
  • 2 tbsp - tamarind extract
  • 1 tbsp - peanuts
  • 1 tsp - each gram dal and urad dal
  • 2 - whole red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - each cumin and mustard seeds
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • 1 stalk - curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - jaggery or molasses
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 3 cups - water
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Puliyodarai

  • Heat oil in a large heavy bottomed saucepan. Add peanuts, dals and allow to fry for a few seconds.
  • Add whole chillies, bay leaves, curry leaves, seeds and fry a few more seconds.
  • Add tamarind extract, jaggery, all masalas and rice.
  • Stir gently, to mix well.
  • Add water, cover and cook till rice is done.
  • Sprinkle some more water on top as required till the rice is cooked.
  • Do not overcook the rice.
  • Each grain should separate. Cool in a wide plate.
  • Keep in container after cooling completely.

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