Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Pulihora Recipe -Breakfast Recipes

Pulihora Recipe

Pulihora is south famous easy and quick recipe. My mom use to make pulihora in every occasion including my birthday also. When we go out for picnic or travel long distance, we usually carry pulihora with us. You can have pulihora as breakfast or in the place of rice during day or night. We can consider pulihora as a breakfastrecipes.

Always there is a question “what to eat during pregnancy?” You can have pulihora; it provides you proteins, energy, calcium which is important during pregnancy. It can be prepared with brown rice also for people taking diabetes treatment.


Main ingredient of pulihora is rice.
e\Rice is rich in vitamin B. But today what we eat that is mostly polished, during polishing of rice the process excretes most of the essential nutrients. Apart from rice this recipe contains chana dhal, urad dhal, sesame seeds, and peanuts. These pulses and seeds are good source of proteins and antioxidants which enhance the taste of the food and nutrition of the food also. Through these pulses and seeds this recipe becomes high protein recipe. Freshly made pulihora is best to eat. But you can have next day also.


Shelf life - 2days (store in fridge)

 
Health benefits of Pulihora
  • Pulihora is Protein rich food. It gives you lots of energy.
  • Pulihora is rich in carbohydrate.
  • It is copper rich food
  • It provides you good source of energy. 
  • It is good source of chromium which is helpful for diabetes treatment. Diabetic patient you can use special diabetic rice in place of normal rice.

Serving size - 10 person

Preparation time - 30 minutes



Ingredients


  1. Rice – 750 gm
  2. Till (sesame seeds) – 50 gm
  3. Emli (tamarind) – 50 gm (as per taste)
  4. Ginger - 1tbsp
  5. Groundnut - 50 gm
  6. Urad dhal - 50 gm
  7. Chana dhal - 50 gm
  8. Rai (mustard seeds) - 1 tsp
  9. Green chili - 25 gm
  10. Dry chili - 3 gm
  11. Hing - a pinch
  12. Curry leaves - 2 springs
  13. Turmeric - 1 tsp
  14. Oil - 60 gm
  15. Salt - as per tast


Method 
1- Wash and cook rice till just done. While cooking add turmeric and 1 tsp oil into it. Cool the rice in a plate.
 



2 - Wash and soak tamarind in hot water for 15 minutes. Squeeze it and separate seeds and pulp. Boil tamarind juice and make a thick paste as shown in picture. Cook till the mixture thickens otherwise pulihora will be very moist.
3 - Roast sesame seeds and dry chili and let them cool. Make powder (slightly rough) and set aside.

4 - Heat a pan with oil add groundnut, mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal and fry till golden add curry leaves, green chilies, red chilies, hing and ginger. Fry for 1 min (till red chili turn crisp).


5 - A roasted sesame seeds powder, tamarind paste, salt add fried seasoning to the rice. Mix well.

Do not mix while the rice is hot.
Serve yummy pulihora with fresh curd.

Nutritional information of Pulihora recipe
  1. Energy kCal - 4258.4,
  2. Protein, gm - 96.8,
  3.  Carbohydrates, gm - 721.5,
  4. Fat, gm - 108.8,
  5.  Dietary Fiber, gm - 32.8,
  6.  Vitamin A, mcg - 439.1,
  7. Vitamin B1, mg - 2.9,
  8. Vitamin B2, mg - 0.9,
  9.  Vitamin B3, mg - 43.5,
  10. Vitamin B6, mg - 1.8,
  11. Vitamin B9 Folic Acid, mcg - 310.9,
  12. Vitamin B12, mcg - 0.0,
  13. Vitamin C, mg - 30.3,
  14. Vitamin D, mcg - 0.0,
  15. Vitamin E, mg - 4.3,
  16. Vitamin K, mg - 0.8,
  17. Calcium, mg - 1046.3,
  18. Phosphorus, mg - 2019,
  19.  Iron, mg - 37.4,
  20.  Magnesium, mg - 922.5,
  21.  Copper, mg - 3672.3,
  22. Manganese, mg - 510.5,
  23.  Molybdenum, mg - 935.5,
  24. Zinc, mg - 21,
  25.  Chromium, mg - 171.9,
  26.  Selenium, mcg - 113.3,
  27. Omega 3, mg - 301.5,
  28. Omega 6, mg - 23421.5