Wednesday, November 5, 2008

RM 2: Vermicelli Pulihora and a winner..

There came a time, he realized, when the strangeness of everything made is increasingly difficult to realize the strangeness of anything.

~ James Hilton

The above lines perfectly depict my current mood...:). I wanna be in 'Shangra-La' today. wondering what I am talking about? Shangra-La is a fictional, mystical valley described in the book - 'Lost Horizon', a book by James Hilton. It contains all of the classic ingredients of paradise.

Who doesn't dream of such a place which is simultaneously placid and intellectually invigorating - I am dreaming one all day today!. A place made for the heat and the heart where both live in happy unison to a ripe age! That would be so perfect!..:D

Ok enough of my boring talk, coming to the third recipe in my 'Breakfast & Brunch' category: 'Vermicelli Pulihora'




Vermicelli Pulihora

Ingredients:

2 cups of uncooked Vermicelli
1/8th tsp Turmeric
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Tamarind pulp

For tampering:

1 tsp Oil
1 tsp Urad Dal
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Cumin seeds
2 whole Red chillies

Preparation:

Step 1: In a large sauce pan, boil water and cook vermicelli for couple of mins. Drain the water in a colander and Set aside.

Step 2: Heat oil in a wok and add the ingredients listed for 'tampering'. Saute for couple of seconds and then add tamarind pulp. Season with salt and turmeric. Mix well.

Step 3: Cook the tamarind mixture for 2-3 minutes in a medium-low flame and finally add cooked vermicelli. Mix the contents well and adjust seasoning if needed.

Step 4: Serve hot and it taste better the next day!

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MBP: Say Cheese giveaway winner...

Thanks to one and all for casting your vote for MBP: Say Cheese giveaway. 100 people participated in the poll and we have a clear winner. She is

... Divya Vikram of Dil Se with 42% of votes (Results in my left sidebar)! and she made these yummy Cheese stuffed Jalapenos. Congratulations dear..:DD



Click here for the complete MBP roundup!

See what my co-marathon runners are upto...
signing off for now,
Siri

13 comments :

  1. wow great round up siri Idon't know how I miss this nice event and semiya pulihora superb im going to make it for my hubby s lunch box he hee first exp.on him

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  2. Never tried pulihore with vermicelli, looks nice.

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  3. Thanks Siri..It was great participating in MBP!

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  4. Congrats to the winner...awesome roundup Siri..

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  5. Yummy vermicelli pulihora..can have them at anytime..

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  6. Never to make Pulihora Vermicelli. Good one.

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  7. Pulihora with semia sounds like a great idea..and congrats to Div for winning the event!!

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  8. Lovely pulihora and about Shangri-La I could not agree more.

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  9. That's super easy to make.. and looks great.. must be very delicious. will try this..

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  10. I love Pulihora and my friends mother makes poha with it, this is something i should try

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  11. Congrates dear, and love the idea of grilling tottilla. very nice click too.

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  12. I tried ur pulihora today and totally loved it!! :) thx for the recipe.

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