Vidhu's kitchen: Quick Puliyodharai /Tamarind rice / Puli satham without Pulikachal

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Quick Puliyodharai /Tamarind rice / Puli satham without Pulikachal


Tamarind          : Big  lemon size
Raw Rice                 : 1 1/2cups
Turmeric powder 

For the Powder 

Coriander seeds      : 3 tbsps 
Red chillies              : 8 nos 
Chana dal                : 1tbsp
Sesame seeds          : 1 tsp 
Fenugreek seeds      : 1/4 tsp 
Pepper corns           : 1/2 tsp

To temper 

Sesame oil    : 3 tbsps 
Mustard seeds  : 1 tbsp
Urad dal       : 1 tsp 
Chana dal      : 1 tsp 
Peanuts         : 2 tbps
Cashewnuts   : 1 tbsp
Red chilly       : 2 
Curry leaves  


Soak tamarind  and extract 4 cups of juice from it.
Pressure cook rice along with 3 cups of tamarind water, turmeric powder and salt till 4 whistles. 
Allow the rice to cool completely in a wide bowl and add 1 tbsp sesame oil to it so that grains will separate.
Dry roast coriander seeds, red chillies,chana dal, fenugreek seeds, sesame seeds, pepper corns to golden brown and powder it.  
Now in a kadai add remaining 2 tbsps oil and add all the ingredients under 'to temper'  in the same order.
Now add the  powdered malala  to the cooled rice and pour the above tempering over it and mix everything thoroughly. 
Adjust the masala powder and salt according to your taste. 
Serve with fried appalam.


Suhaina said...

Love the bright yellow colour of this tangy rice..yumm.

Gajus kitchen said...

Love this quick puliyodharai. Thanks for visiting my space and happy to follow you too.

Nava K said...

Tq so much for your comments on my blog. This yellow sour rice is my fav though I don't make it. I just pinch some when my mum makes.

Lovely and my saliva is rolling out looking at the pics.

Prema said...

My all time fav love this at any time:)

Erica said...

We use a lot of Tamarind in Colombian cuisine.....This rice looks amazing!

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

looks yummy said...

This is a simple yet hearty dish!

great-secret-of-life said...

love the every green traditional item.. Love the color of your rice

Anonymous said...

Awaiting more posts!