Pulihora is my favorite recipe.this is traditional recipe in south India.In most of the Telugu festivals pullihora is main recipe.In Telugu Puli means pulupu(sour) and hor means cooked rice. whenever I go picnic or long journey trip I prepare pulihora.once I prepare pulihora pulusu(tamarind paste) and I keep it in fridge for long time.This is used like instant mix.
for pulusu/tamarind paste
tamarind -200 gms
red chilly -3/4 cup
curry leaves-10 strings
coriander seeds-1/4 cup
cumin seeds-1/4 cup
mustard seeds-3 tsp
turmeric powder-2 tsp
jaggery or brown sugar-1 tsp(optional)
vegetable oil-5 tsp
cooked rice -2 cups(each grain should be separate)
green chillies-5-6 slit into length wise
curry leaves-2 strings
Tamarind Rice Preparation:
Take the cooked rice in a wide bowl or plate,add 2 scoops ( or according to your taste)of tamarind paste(pulusu) to rice.
Mix it well.tamarind rice is ready to eat.let it sit for 2 to 3 hrs then rice will observe all the flavours.
I am sending this recipe to APS Event.