Pulihora Recipe

Pulihora is a famous and traditional recipe of India. Pulihora is the rice recipe which is served as prasadam to Gods during festivals.


Rice – 3 kgs

Tamarind – 300 gms

Salt to taste

Turmeric – 2 table spoons

Green chilli – 200 gms

Jaggery – 100 gms

Ground nuts – 1/2 kg

Oil – 1/2 kg


Curry leaves

Chana Dal – 100 gms

Mustard seeds – 100 gms

Jeera – 100 gms

Dry Chilli – 100 gms

Urad Dal – 100 gms


Soak tamarind in hot water for some time.

Cook rice and keep aside.

Extract tamrind pulp.

Add salt, turmeric powder into it.

Add green chillies ad jaggery

Cook this tamarind pulp till thick.

Heat oil in a pan

Add Ground nuts and fry for few minutes

Add chana dal

Add mustard seeds, jeera, dry chillies and urad dal and fry

Add curry leaves and hing.

Now add the tamarind pulp into this.

Cook for 10 minutes.

Remove from flame.

Add this tamarind pulp mixture to cooked rice.

Now the tasty pulihora is ready to serve.