Pulusu Pulihora also known as Chintapandu Pulihora is a must try recipe during festival time. This Dussehra, I thought of sharing some Andhra style prasadham recipe for this festival.
Prep Time : 1 hour
Cook Time : 30 minutes
Total Time : 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings : 4 servings
Author : Soul Food Spree
Course : Rice
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
- 4/5 green chillies
- 4/5 red chillies
- A pinch of asafoetida
- 2 strings curry leaves
- 20 cashews
- 2 tbsp urad dal
- 2 tbsp channa dal
- 1 tsp jeera
- 1 tsp mustard
- 1 big lemon sized tamarind
- 1 tbsp rock salt (add more according to your taste)
- 1 tsp jaggery
- 1 glass rice
- 50 ml oil
- Coriander for garnish
- Into a bowl, add 1 glass rice and water. Soak the rice for 15 mins.
- Into another bowl, add tamarind, rock salt and soak it in warm water for 15 mins.
- Extract the tamarind pulp and keep it aside.
- Into a pan, add 3 tbsp oil, chopped cashews and saute.
- Add 2 tbsp channa dal, 2 tbsp urad dal, 1 tsp jeera, 1/2 tsp mustard and saute.
- Add red chillies, green chillies and saute.
- Add 1 string curry leaves, extracted tamarind pulp, asafoetida, jaggery, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, mix everything well and add some coriander.
- Cover this pulusu 3/4th and let it cook. Cook until oil seperates.
- Into cooked rice, add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp mustard, 1 tbsp oil, 1 string curry leaves and mix everything well.
- Add the pulusu mixture into the rice and garnish with coriander.
- Mix all the ingredients well and enjoy this delicious festive special pulihara.