Puliyodarai Recipe

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Puliyodarai Recipe
A simple recipe for South Indian tamarind rice.
  1. In a pan with oil, fry the ingredients to be powdered until golden brown and grind.
  2. Soak tamarind in half cup of water for 15 minutes and squeeze out the tamarind pulp. Set aside.
  3. Brown peanuts in a pan with gingelly oil and add mustard seeds, channa dal, urad dal, curry leaves, red chillies, turmeric powder and hing.
  4. Toast until browned, add tamarind extract and boil for 15 minutes. Add jaggery and mix well.
  5. Remove from flame when the oil and mixture begin to separate.
  6. Add the mix to the cooked rice, with salt to taste if required. Add the roasted powder and stir, resting for 30 minutes before serving.
Recipe Notes

Tip: Use basmati rice for a more aromatic flavour.