pulikachal

How to make Pulihora– Andhra style tamarind rice recipe

We have a lot of Andhra people in our neighbourhood. So whenever I have visited their homes during some get togethers or religious functions, I have always had pulihora. Our Aiyengar style puliyodharai is a slightly different recipe, and takes a fairly long time to make the pulikachal. So I have always wondered how they make a huge quantity of pulihora in a short notice and so easily though puliyodharai is easy to make too and the pulikachal is always made quite in advance. Once a friend send me a box of this pulihora. She had made with broken rice…

 

Pulikachal and puliyodharai

Puliyodharai is often made as prasadam/offering to god in most of the temples in Tamilnadu. I remember having hot puliyodharai after some pooja in a temple in my village. It tasted just superb in the cold midnight. I have always loved puliyodharai but never tried making on my own as I thought it was a long process. I always used the readymade MTR puliyogarai packets or the grand sweets pulikachal mix. But recently, I tried making it and found the process so easy that now this is a regular thing in my home. I made this on fourth day of…