Semiya Pulihora

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups - vermicelli (semiya)
  • 1 - tamarind (lime-sized)
  • 3 cups - water
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tbsp - sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp - pepper powder
  • To temper: 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • a pinch of hing
  • a few curry leaves
  • 2 - red chillies
  • 1 tsp - peanuts (unsalted, roasted)

How to Make Semiya Pulihora

  • Soak the tamarind in warm water and set aside.
  • Heat 1/2 tsp of oil in a pan.
  • Roast the semiya to golden brown. Remove and set aside.
  • Heat the remaining oil and temper with the ingredients listed for the purpose.
  • Add 3 cups of tamarind water to the tempered ingredients.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder, pepper powder and let the tamarind water boil for 10 minutes or until the raw smell is gone.
  • Add the roasted semiya and continue heating until it's cooked well.
  • Recipe courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen

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