Varagu arisi Puliyodharai recipe | Kudo millet tamarind rice

Varagu arisi Puliyodharai recipe | Kudo millet tamarind rice can be prepared in the same way as we prepare Puliyodharai from rice. Can be used for evening time snack along with pappad.

Ingredients:-

  • varagu arisi – 1 cup
Varagu arisi
Varagu arisi
  • ground nut – 2 tsp
  • turmeric powder/ manjal thool – 1/2 tsp
  • tamarind juice/ puzhi – lemon size tamarind (juice extracted)
  • salt – to taste
Tamarind juice, turmeric powder and salt
Tamarind juice, turmeric powder and salt

To grind:-

  • red chillies/ vara milagai – 6 number
  • coriander seeds/ malli – 2 tsp
  • channa dal/ kadalai paruppu – 2 tsp
  • fenugreek seeds/ vendhayam – 1 tsp
Red chillies, fenugreek seeds, channa dal and coriander seeds
Red chillies, fenugreek seeds, channa dal and coriander seeds

For Seasoning:-

  • red chillies/ vara milagai – 5 number (cut into three pieces each)
  • curry leaves/ karuvepilai – few
  • mustard seeds/ kadugu – 1 tsp
  • urad dal/ ulundham paruppu – 1 tsp
  • asafoetida/ perungayam – 1/2 tsp
  • veg oil – 2 tsp
  • channa dal/ kadalai paruppu – 2 tsp (soaked in water)
Ingredients for seasoning
Ingredients for seasoning

Method:-

1. Dry roast the ingredients given under to grind.

Dry roasting the ingredients under 'To grind'
Dry roasting the ingredients under ‘To grind’

2. Cool down to room temperature and grind in a mixie.

Ground mixture in a mixie jar
Ground mixture in a mixie jar

3. Dry roast ground nuts and remove skin.

Dry roasted and skin removed groundnuts
Dry roasted and skin removed groundnuts

4. Cook varagu arisi in water and when it is done drain excess water through a sieve.

Cooking varagu rice in a container with water
Cooking varagu rice in a container with water
Water drained after cooking varagu rice
Water drained after cooking varagu rice

5. Add one tsp of oil and spread in a bowl and cool down.

Cooked varagu rice in a bowl
Cooked varagu rice in a bowl

6. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a fry pan. Add mustard seeds and when it splutters add urad dal and asafoetida. Now add soaked channa dal, curry leaves, roasted ground nut and cut red chillies. Sauté for a few minutes. Add turmeric powder, salt and tamarind juice. Add 3/4 th of ground powder and leave it for few minutes. When it becomes thick and oil separates, pour in cooked varagu rice.

7. Add the remaining powder and mix well.

Varagu arisi Puliyodharai recipe | Kudo millet tamarind rice
Varagu arisi Puliyodharai recipe | Kudo millet tamarind rice

8. Check for taste and serve along with pappad or vadai.

For other recipes with varagu arisi in my website click on the following links

  1. Varagu arisi Ven Pongal | வரகு அரிசி வெண்பொங்கல்
  2. Varagu arisi thakkali pulav | kudo millet tomato
  3. Sathu maavu preparation | Homemade Health mix

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