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Sunday, March 30, 2008

Chinthapandu Pulihora

This is a very traditional Indian dish and I know all Indians die for this... So I can help my friends who don't know how to make this dish, but like it a lot... So just follow the below instructions and try urself.... :)


  • Boiled rice 2 cups
  • Green Chillies 8-9
  • White thil (Nuvvulu) Powder 1-2 tbs
  • Tamarind 1 lemon ball size
  • Hing or Inguva 1/2 tbs
  • Red Chillies 2-3
  • Chilly powder 2-3 tbs
  • Channa dal 1 tbs
  • Urad dal 1 tbs
  • Curry leaf
  • Corrainder or Cilantro
  • Cumin seeds
  • Mustard Seeds
  • Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 10-12 tbs

  • Tamarind soaked in water ( 1 cup) and kept aside for about 15 mins.
  • Take a pan, add tamarind with water, hing, chilly powder and boil them together till it becomes thick paste.
  • Take a pan, add oil.Once the oil gets heated up add channa dal, urad dal, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, Turmeric powder, red chillies. After they splutter, add curry leaves, green chillies.
  • Now rice is kept in a plate, add the above tamarind mix, and the above popu mixture, white thil powder, salt and mix well.
  • Keep this aside for 1 hour so that the tamarind and chillies hotness get well mixed up with the rice.
  • Now Pulihora is ready to eat.
Preparation Time:
20mins for Preparation


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