Raw Rice – 1 cup
Pulikachal - as needed for mixing rice. (Click here for recipe.. )
Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
Salt – as needed
Sesame oil / Gingelly Oil / Nalla ennai – 1 tsp
Channa Dal - 3 tbsp
Urad Dal - 3 tsp
Red Chilli - 5
Peanuts - a fistful
Hing /Perungayam - a generous pinch
Curry Leaves - few
Take care not to break the rice, add 1 tsp of oil to the cooked rice and let it cool.
Take the bowl / plate where the rice is spread and add turmeric powder to it.
Add the required Pulikachal (I need 4 tsp for 1 cup of rice) and mix it gently.
Heat a pan add 4 tsp of sesame oil , when hot, add all the ingredients mentioned under the section for seasoning and mix well.
Check for salt and add little if required.
Delicious Puliodharai is ready to be served with vadam or applam.