Pulihora, a traditional dish of Southern Indians, flavored with aromatic spices and curry leaves.
Ingredients: 2 cups raw rice (cook such that each grain is separate, spread to cool)
1/2 tsp turmeric,15-20 fresh curry leaves,salt to taste,large lemon sized tamarind (soak in a cup of hot water and extract pulp), 1 tsp jaggery, 1 tbsp channa dal, 1 tbsp urad dal, 1 tsp teaspoon mustard seeds, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 3-4 medium dry red chilli, 4-5 green chillis slit length wise,
1/4 tsp asafoetida, 2fistfuls roasted peanuts, 3tbps.oil,
Powder: 1 1/2 tbsp sesame seeds, 1/2tsp. mustard seeds, 2whole dry red chilli, 1/2 tsp.methi seeds, heat a pan and dry roast these ingredients and make them into a fine powder.