Dabbakaya pulihora, a tangy flavored, Andhra rice dish that’s tempered with Indian spices, pink chilies, and peanuts for Ugadi, telugu new yr
Dabbakaya pulihora is a typical Andhra type rice preparation just like lemon rice aka nimmakaya annam. An exquisite change to the south indian tamarind rice aka pulihora. Tomorrow is our Telugu new yr, Ugadi and this Andhra delicacy makes for a perfect rice dish. A pricey pal gifted me a number of tough lemons she harvested from her kitchen backyard and I put them to good use. I made dabbakaya pachadi or pickle, dabbakaya rasam (concentrated juice) and dabbakaya pulihora.
Dabbakaya is a big lemon with a tough pores and skin and goes by the identify ‘rough lemon‘. Many confuse it with grapefruit and pomelo. Belonging to the citrus household, it’s the dimension of an orange and has a lesser bitter taste in comparison with the common lemon. It is a superb supply of Vitamin C, wealthy in antioxidants and boosts the immune system.
dabbakaya (telugu), tough lime
Dabbakaya pulihora recipe isn’t any totally different from lemon rice recipe (nimmakaya annam). You must exchange lemon juice with dabbakaya juice. Do add a beneficiant quantity of roasted peanuts or cashewnuts because it provides oodles of taste. You probably have entry to curry leaves, do add a few sprigs to the tempering. I like so as to add not less than three to 4 sprigs of curry leaves. It’s an important ingredient so don’t keep away from it. I might not counsel the usage of lengthy grain or basmati rice. Common rice like sona masuri or sannalu works good. Be sure that the cooked rice is smooth but agency and mustn’t turn into mushy.
I at all times make lemon rice or dabbakaya pulihora a few hours earlier than lunch time. When the rice dish sits for a few hours the flavors meld with the rice absorbing the fragrant tempering and tangy taste of dabbakaya giving it an addictive style. Utilizing a mixture of inexperienced chilies and pink chilies lends the correct quantity of warmth which helps steadiness the tangy taste of the rice. You possibly can serve with crisps like papad or popaddam, pickle and thick yogurt (dahi).
dabbakaya pulihora, tough lime flavored rice
Dabbakaya pulihora makes for a wonderful festive dish for festivals like Ugadi, Ram Navami and Ganesh Chaturthi. A quite simple, fast, simple South Indian rice preparation and a flavorful one at that.
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The way to make dabbakaya pulihora