Category- Premium Basmati Rice  |  Rice

Prep. Time- 35 mins


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 2 tbsp peanuts
  • 2 dried red chilli
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 chilli (slit)
  • 11⁄2 cup tamarind extract
  • 1⁄2 tsp turmeric
  • 11⁄2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp jaggery
  • 4 cup cooked Zeeba basmati rice


Step 1 Firstly, in a large kadai heat oil and splutter mustard, urad dal, chana dal, peanuts, dried red chilli and pinch hing. Also add few curry leaves and chilli saute slightly.

Step 2 Now add tamarind extract, turmeric, salt and jaggery.

Step 3 Mix well, cover and boil for 10 minutes stirring in between.

Step 4 Cook until the oil separates from tamarind extract.

Step 5 Further in a pan dry roast mustard, urad dal, cumin, chana dal, coriander seeds, methi, sesame and dried red chilli.

Step 6 Roast until the spices turn aromatic. Cool completely and blend to a fine powder.

Step 7 Transfer the pulihora masala powder to the cooked tamarind extract and mix well. Mix until the paste turns aromatic.

Step 8 Now add cooked Zeeba basmati rice and salt.

Step 9 Mix gently making sure the pulihora paste is well combined with the rice.

Step 10 Finally, enjoy andhra style pulihora with curd or papad.


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