Friday, March 23, 2012

Usirikaya Pulihora(Amla Pulihora)

Hai friends today i am coming with very healthy recipe called Usirikaya Pulihora.It is also called as Amla Pulihora.This is very healthy ,easy and tasty rice.I saw this recipe in TV.I really love this recipe and give a try.I hope u all love this rice.Ok lets go to the recipe.


For Paste
Usirikaya-1 cup(I use frozen u can use fresh)
Grated coconut-1/2 cup
Green chillies-5
Jeera-1/2 tsp

For Rice:
Rice-2 cups
Water-2 1/2 cups

Oil-2 tsp
Peanuts-2 tsp
Urad dal-1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Jeera -1/2 tsp
Dry red chillies-few
Curry leaves-Few or Handsful
Hing-little pinch
Turmeric-little pinch
Salt to taste
Lemon juice-1 to 2 tsp


First we have to blend all the ingredients for paste.
Add the  chopped amla,grated coconut,green chillies and jeera and blend to a paste as shown in the pic.
Keep it aside.

How to cook rice.
Clean the rice well with water and add required amount of water and cook the rice and when it is done keep it aside.


Place the wide pan and heat it.
When it gets heat add the oil.
When the oil gets heat add the cashew,peanuts,urad dal and fry this add the till it changes to golden brown.
To this add the mustard seeds,jeera and make it pop.
When it starts to pop add the dry red chillies,curry leaves and hing fry for 30 seconds.
Now add the chopped onions turmeric and fry the onions chages the colour golden brown.
Add the grinded paste and mix well.
Now add the salt mix it again.
Finally add the cooked rice and mix well.
Finally add the lemon juice and chopped coriander .


  1. This is so delicious, nice variation to the regular pulihora..

  2. sound interesting and new to me vineela
    Thx. for sharing :)

  3. Very authentic and delicious recipe.. looks absolutely inviting. :)
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  4. interesting recipe..looks spicy and delicious

  5. this is a very delicious recipe! :)

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