Melkote Iyengar Puliyogare | Iyengar Puliyogare Gojju
Melkote Iyengar Puliyogare, a delicious tangy and spicy tamarind rice that is so popular in the region of Melkote in Karnataka. Well balanced flavors makes this puliyogare gojju so delicious and unique. Learn here how to make this Melkote Iyengar Puliyogare with step by step instructions and pictures.
Servings: 200 gms
Heavy Bottomed Pan
- 1 big Lemon size Tamarind
- 2 cups Cooked Rice
- ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
- 2 tsp Salt Adjust as needed
- 1 tbsp Grated Jaggery
- 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
- 1 tbsp Coriander seeds
- 1 tbsp Whole Urad Dal
- 1 tsp Peppercorns
- 7 nos Red Chili
- 1 tbsp Sesame Seeds
- 1 tbsp Desiccated Coconut Dry coconut
- 1 tbsp Roasted Gram Dal (Pottukadalai / Dhaliya)
- ¼ Cup Sesame Oil
- 1 tsp Mustard seeds
- ½ tsp Asafoetida (Asafetida / Hing)
- 2 tbsp Peanuts
- 5 nos Red Chili
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
Preparing Grinding Ingredients
Heat a pan. Add cumin seeds and fry till its dark brown. Take it aside in a plate.
In the same pan, next add coriander seeds and fry till the seeds become slightly dark brown. Take this aside in the same plate.
Next, add urad dal and pepper fry till dal turns golden brown and take it aside.
Now, add red chili and fry the chili till it puffs up. Take it aside.
Then, add sesame seeds and fry till it sputter. Take it aside.
Next, add dry coconut and fry till the coconut turns slightly brown.
Heat a heavy bottomed pan. Add the tamarind extract along with turmeric and salt.
Allow the tamarind extract to boil for 5 mins to get rid the raw smell of tamarind juice. Add the ground puliyogare spice powder to the boiling tamarind and give a good mix so it gets nicely incorporated with the tamarind juice.
Allow the puliyogare to become thick like a thokku consistency. Add grated jaggery and give a good mix. Switch off the flame.
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter. Then add asafoetida and give a mix. Next, add red chili, peanuts and fry till peanuts are slightly brown. Add few curry elaves and swtich off the flame.
Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g