Ingredients Required to prepare pulihora recipe:
*Rice - 1 cup ( 240 ml 1 cup of liquid Measures )
*Lemon - 1
*Oil - 4 tbsp
*Peanuts - handful
*Cashews - 10
*Curry leaves - 2 strands
*Green chillies - 4
*Chana dal - 1 tsp
*Urad dal - 1 tsp
*Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
*Minced ginger - 1/ 2 tsp
*Asafoetida - 1/ 4 tsp
*Fenugreek powder - 1 pinch
*Salt - 1 tsp or as per taste
Procedure to make Pulihora recipe:
* Fry peanuts in little oil and When They are Almost done add cashews , fry 'em and take it out .
*Now in the same pan add oil , keep the flame in medium low .
*When it's hot enough add Chana dal , urad dal , mustard seeds .
*When mustard seeds splutter add green chillies , ginger , asafoetida , Fenugreek Powder , curry leaves , salt and turmeric powder .
*Switch off the flame and mix this with the cooked rice and add lemon juice , coriander leaves and nuts . You can adjust lemon juice and salt as per your taste your polihora recipe is ready for serve your family and friends.
Open boiling rice preparation:
Wash the rice thoroughly in water and drain completely.
Take a vessel ( PREFERABLY aluminum) and add five cups of water to the rice .
Cover it with a lid .
Boil it in a high flame Until white foam if Formed (change in boiling sound / foam touching the lid and pushes it away indicates foam formation . However, you can open the lid odd in between to check for foam formation ) .
Generally this takes 10 to 15 minutes and the rice Will Be half- cooked ( outer portion of the rice grain is transparent and the inner portion is white) .
Remove the lid and let it cook for five minutes more in same high flame .
After five minutes , take Few grains of rice and check Whether the rice is cooked Properly .
If the rice is cooked completely Call you can see inner portion of the grain aussi turning transparent.
Stop the flame , drain out water left Carefully using rice strainer .
Once the water gets drained away, put back the rice in aluminum vessel , cover with lid and put it on a low flame for 2-3 minutes ( This Will further cook evenly and Removes Any extra wetness . Please note if the rice is too wet , do not cover with lid) .
Now Will Be the rice fluffy and well -cooked
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