Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Puliyogare/Tamarind Rice

Puliyogare/Tamarind Rice

As I am in Bangalore so thought to try something from south first time I had this tangy rice In my office and really liked it.


Rice - 2cups
Oil – 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Peanuts – 2 tbsp
Dried red chillies – 1 or 2
Chana Dal – ½ tsp
Tamarind Paste – 2 tsp
Jaggery (gur)– 1 tsp
Curry leaves – 8
Salt – As per taste
Sesame seeds – 1 tsp
Chilli powder – 1tsp

For Powder

Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp
Chana Dal – 2 tsp
Coriander seeds – 2 tsp
White sesame seeds – 2 tsp
Dried red chilly – 1
Asafoetida – a pinch
Dry coconut grated – 2 tbsp


For the puliyogare powder

Dry roast mustard seeds, chana dal, coriander seeds and sesame seeds lightly in a non-stick pan. Add red chillies, asafoetida and dry coconut and roast till lightly coloured. Cool and grind to a powder.


Heat 2 tbsps oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds, red chillies, chana dal and peanuts and sauté for a few minutes. Dilute tamarind paste in ¼ cup water. Add curry leaves and tamarind water to the pan and mix well. When it comes to a boil, add jaggery and red chilli powder and mix. Cook on medium heat till the raw smells disappear and the mixture thickens. Add 1½ tsps puliyogare powder, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add rice and mix gently till the rice gets heated through. Add salt and mix well.

Serve hot.

Tbsp. – tablespoon
Tsp -  Teaspoon

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