Tamarind rice - Puliogare masala powder with step by step written instructions and a video.
Puliogare/tamarind rice is a South Indian rice variety. It is also known s Pulihora, Pulisoru, Pulinchoru, Puliyodarai etc. It is made during festivals as well as at other times. Picnics, party, get together and at temple prasad for distribution to devotees.
A special spice powder or a spice paste is used for tamarind rice. Here we are making the spice powder.
This spice powder, once made, is good to use for 2-3 months. So make this masala powder for tamarind rice and enjoy.
Roast everything on low flame. Do not let it burn. Take out on a plate together after roasting and let cool completing.
After that roast til/sesame seeds. Roast till sesame seeds starting popping.
Add grated dry coconut and dry curry leaves and roast for a minute stirring continuously.
Add a little oil. Add guntur chili(these are hot in taste), byadgi chili(for bright red color) to the pan. Roast till crisp.
Add turmeric powder.
Store in airtight container and use for 2-3 months.
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