South India’s very own pulihara, is an all time festive menu! Very easy to make and obviously tasteful.
Cooking time : 35 mins
Prep time : 20-25 mins
Rice – 2 cups
Lemon juice – 1/4 cup
Green chillies- 8-9 (cut vertically)
turmeric powder – 1 1/2 tablespoon
Oil – 1 1/4 table spoons
Groundnuts – 1/4 cup
Curry leaves – garnish
Salt to taste
Seasoning: Chana dal, mustard seeds 1/4 table spoon each; 4 red chillies, one pinch each of heeng.
* Cook rice in a regular rice cooker/pressure cooker *
1) In a pan- heat oil, add seasoning, groundnuts and let it pop. Let this cool down to room temperature.
2) In a serving bowl, add turmeric powder + salt to the cooked rice, mix it thoroughly; and let it cool to room temperature.
3) Now add the seasoning to this rice and mix well. Garnish with curry leaves.
Pulihara is ready to eat!!!