Prasadam Pulihora Andhra Style | ఆవ పులిహోర | Mustard Puliogare | Temple Style Puliyodharai

Pulihora / Puliogare is one of the most popular prasadam / recipe in South States. In any special occation or any festival this Traditional Recipe – Pulihora has to be prepared in most families. Offering this to Godess Durga Devi will shower her blessings on our entire family.

This Traditional / Festival Recipe will be prepare on different styles some will use Mustard seed powder or some try to avoid this mustard seed powder, and some use Til Powder / Coriander seed powder. Each will give different fragrance and taste to the recipe. For preparing this Prasadam Pulihora we have used the following main ingredients like – Rice, Tamarind paste, Turmeric, Ground nut oil.

Most important thing is to keep in mind is that, if we are preparing this Pulihora for offering called “Naivedhyam” it to God / Goddess, we have used only pure Groundnut Oil(Organic Ground Nut Oil). In most of the South Temples this recipe will be offered “Naivedhyam” to the Gods.

In adition to this Sweet Pongal we have also prepared 9 types of rice recipes / prasadams / naivedyams offerings to Goddess Durga Devi on dasara navratri celebrations. Some of them are

Our popular festival recipes are:

Prasadam Pulihora Recipe Card

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Servings: 8 People

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Author: Tempting Bowls

Total Time: 40 Minutes

State: Andhra / Telangana

INGREDIENTS

Rice Preparation:

  • Rice – 1cup
  • water – 2 cups
  • Turmeric – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – 2 tbsp
  • Ground nut oil – 1/4th cup
  • Curry leaves – few

Puliogare paste:

  • Mustard – 3 tbsp
  • Ginger – 1 inch
  • dried red chillies – 2
  • Salt – 1/2 tbsp
  • Tamarind paste – 1 cup
  • Fenugreek seeds (methi) – 1/2 tbsp

Tampering :

  • Oil – 4 tbsp
  • Peanuts – 1/4th cup
  • Chana dal – 4 tbsp
  • urad dal – 2 tbsp
  • Cashew – 3 tbsp
  • Green chillies – 4
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Dried red chillies – 4
  • Hing – 1 tbsp

INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1 Take 1 cup of rice (rinsed) into pressure cooker.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 2 Add 2 cups of water to it and close the lid.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 3 Wait for 2 whistles and turnoff the flame. Let it cool completely to open the lid.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 4 After open the lid add turmeric, curry leaves, salt and ground nut oil.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 5 Mix once, do not over mix on hot rice. because rice will breaks. Just mix slightly and keep aside.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 6 Take a jar, add 2 tbsp of mustard, 2 dried red chillies, 1 inch ginger and salt.
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Step 7 Blend coarse and keep aside.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 8 Take another pan and add 1 tbsp of mustard and 1/2 tbsp of methi and fry till methi turns into golden brown.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 9 Once methi turns golden brown add 1 cup of tamarind extract and cook for 3 min in medium flame.
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Step 10 After 3 minutes add jaggery and mustard paste.
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Step 11 Keep stirring.
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Step 12 Paste will become thicker, Now turn off the flame.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 13 Add prepared rice to it.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 14 Mix and combine, Here also do not over mix, because paste is very hot so rice will be mash. So mix gently and keep aside.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 15 Take another pan for tampering, and add peanuts, chanadal, urad dal, greenchilles, cashew and curry leaves and saute for 2 min on medium flame.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 16 Once peanuts fried well add dried red chillies and hing to it and saute for 1 more minute.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 17 Add tampering to prepared rice.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 18 Mix and combine well.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora
Step 19 Pulihora / pulidharai / puliogare is ready to serve. This is mustard pulihora called ava pulihora in andhra. Especially made in festivals like dasara / sravanamasam varalakshmi vratham.
Temple Style Prasadam Pulihora

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