Varagu Puliyodharai (Kodo Millet Tamarind Rice) Recipe

By | Published , Last Updated: February 6, 2014 | Rice | 2 Comments

varagu arisi
Ingredients:
Varagu (Kodo Millet) – 1 cup, soaked for 30 minutes
Tamarind Extract – 1 cup, thick
Coriander Seeds – 1 tblsp
Fenugreeek Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal – 1/2 tsp
Bengal Gram Dal – 1/2 tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 6
Asafoetida Powder – little
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Curry Leaves – few
Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Oil – 2 tsp
Salt as per taste

Method:
1. Pressure cook the kodo millet with turmeric powder.
2. Grind together the coriander seeds and red chillies.
3. Heat oil in a pan.
4. Fry the dals, mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds for 45 to 60 seconds.
5. Pour the tamarind extract.
6. Add salt, coriander-chilli powder, asafoetida powder, curry leaves and bring to a boil.
7. Add the cooked millet and stir well to mix.
8. Serve.

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2 thoughts on “Varagu Puliyodharai (Kodo Millet Tamarind Rice)

  1. Praveen Kumar said on February 6, 2014 at 11:06 am

    Image used is only for illustration purposes and not of the actual recipe. Will update the image with yours now.

  2. Deepthi said on February 6, 2014 at 10:03 am

    Varagu arisi does not look like this right? pls refer the link below:

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Kvugc7B0DSQ/UdOwfQ1B6gI/AAAAAAAAMvY/b12w9HkgIJs/s1600/5.jpg

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