Sunday, 16 September 2018

Puliyogare (Tamarind rice)

  • Puliyogare pwd: (You can refrigerate this puliyogare pwd for 1 year in air tight container)
    • Tamarind- a big lemon size
    • Chana daal: 1 tbsp
    • Cumin seeds: 4 tsp
    • Coriander seeds: 2 tsp
    • Jaggery:  2-3 tbsp
    • Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
    • Fenugreek seeds/ Methi seeds: a little less than 1 tsp
    • Oil: 2 tsp
    • Black sesame seeds: 2 tbsp
    • Black pepper corns: 2 tbsp
    • Hing: a pinch
    • Dry red chillies: 4-6
    • Haldi: 1/4 tsp
  • Seasoning:
    • Oil: 3-4 tbsp
    • Green chilli: 2 (slit from center)
    • Curry leaves 
    • Peanuts: 1/4 cup
  • (Cooked and salty) Rice: 1 cup 
  • Puliyogare powder:
    • Heat the pan and dry roast chana dal until it turns golden brown. Transfer it to a separate plate.
    • Dry roast methi seeds until it turns golden brown. Transfer in a plate.
    • Dry roast cumin seeds, black sesame seeds, mustard seeds and transfer to the plate.
    • Roasted spices: Heat  1 tsp oil. Add hing, black pepper corns, red chillies (whole), coriander seeds and haldi. Add all other roasted ingredients ( methi seeds, cumin seeds, and mustard seeds) . Don't add sesame seeds and chana dal. Transfer them to a separate plate.
    • Heat 1 tsp oil and warm the tamarind. (It will take 2-3 mins only) Turn off the flame and allow it to cool.
    • Once tamarind cools down, grind it to form powder with chana dal. You might see a few pieces of tamarind after grinding.Transfer it to the plate.
    •  Now grind all the roasted spices to form a fine powder. Add tamarind mix , jaggery, black sesame seeds and grind again to form a powder.
    • Cool it and Store it in an air tight container. You can refrigerate this puliyogare pwd for 1 year in air tight container

  •  In a flat pan/ kadai, heat oil (3-4 tbsp). Add green chilli, curry leaves and peanuts. Cook until peanuts are roasted. Add rice. Mix well. 
  • Sprinkle 1-2 tbsp of puliyogare powder and mix well. Turn off the flame and cover it.
  • Ready to serve.

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