April 1, 2011

Pesara Pulihora

Ingredients :

Cooked Rice : 2 cups
Moong Dal : 1 tbsp
Lemon : 1
Mustard Seeds : 1 tsp
Chana Dal : 1 tsp
Urad Dal : 1 tsp
Cashews : 8 to 10
Dried Red Chillies : 3
Green Chillies : 2 to 4
Curry Leaves : 1 stem
Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
A pinch of hing
Salt to taste
Oil : 1 tbsp

Method :

Heat a few drops of oil in a pan. Add and roast the moong dal until light golden color. Turn off the heat and allow it cool. Grind the roasted moong dal into a coarse powder and set aside. Heat a table spoon of oil in a wok. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and let them splutter. When the seeds stop popping, add the green chillies, red chillies, cashews, curry leaves and hing and fry for few seconds. Now add the rice, turmeric powder, salt and moong dal powder and mix well. Switch off the flame and add the lemon juice to it. Mix well and serve.

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Other Names :
Pesarapappu Pulihora, Pesara Nimma Pulihora


  1. Delicious tamarind rice. awesome clicks.

  2. yummy i love pulihora and urs looks tasty.

  3. I love Pulihora.The tangy flavor is something that I love.Your Pulihora look so perfect.

  4. pulihora looks so perfect and very inviting !!

  5. Moongdal pulihora looks inviting..

  6. Delicious looking bowl of rice...yummy

  7. I like andhra pulihora very much. looks delicious.

  8. Pulihora looks awesome. Very delightful.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  9. Moong dal pulihora looks very delicious! Makes a very tasty lunch.

  10. Simple, delicious & flavorful!!
    Prathima rao
    Prats Corner

  11. Anything pulihora and mung dal is for me!, I love all kind of tangy things in my food, droolworthy bowl

  12. Yummy and delicious tamarind rice..looks lovely!

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  15. Hey Chandana!
    Its me.So at last commenting in your blog.
    Excellent and beautifully organised food blog.Love the blog and ur effort behind making it.Its really tempting to taste.Keep going.
    Give me a call later.

  16. vermicelli looks awesome. Excellent preparation.
    Hamaree Rasoi


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