What goes well with pulihora ? . Have you ever got this question in mind. Well, you are in the right place to know what are the best accompaniments for tangy and spicy pulihora.
In my current blog, I would like to share the list of delicious sides for the famous pulihora. You will learn what will be the best side for pulihora. That are commonly preferred by the pulihora lovers.
It is so important to have the best side for the main dish. I have always realized while relishing the delicious is that. Side dish would always make the main dish super yummy when you choose the right one.
Do you know what goes well with Pulihora?
Let us now get started with the wonderful combinations of sides with the spicy , tangy famous South Indian Pulihora. I will be covering 17 different sides for the pulihora that makes it super tasty. There are many types of pulihora and these side dishes can be used for all these varieties of Pulihora.
|1 Potato Chips|
|3. Okra Fry|
|4. Onion Bajji|
|5. Potato Fry|
|6. Sweet Potato Fry|
|7. Yam Fry|
|8. Plain Curd|
|9. Onion Pakoda|
|13. Brinjal Curry|
|14. Aloo Raita|
|15. Pudina Thogayal|
|16. Broccoli Fritter|
|17. Tomato Chutney|
1. Potato Chips
This is the one of the most of the popular side dish preferred for the spicy and tangy pulihora. Potato chips are thin slices which are fried until crispy or baked. You can also add chilli or pepper powder on the potato slices to enhance the flavor. This is one of the most delicious snacks which is favorite for all.
This is the most popular side dish served along with the pulihora. Appalam is mostly served in the weddings with pulihora. There are many types of Appalam. Appalam is the crispy wafers in the size of a bread made of seasoned urad dal or black lentils. It is deep fried in the oil and prepared.
3. Okra Fry
This is another interesting side dish for pulihora. Okra is cut into small pieces and then sauted with onions other spices. Okra fry can be made as a stir fry or deep fried depending on the preference. Usually crispy sides are most preferred with pulihora.
4. Onion Bajji
This is quite preferred snack by everyone. Onion are cut into small pieces and dipped in the batter made of besan flour. You can add spices to make it more tasty. You can then dip the onions in the batter and deep fry in the oil. This is one of the popular snack item in South India. It goes well as the evening snack with tea or coffee.
5. Potato Fry
This is quite common side for pulihora. Any potato side is an awesome combination for pulihora. Potato fry can be made in two ways. You can slice them , wash them in water to remove the starch. You can then deep fry it like the french fries. Another way to make is to boil the potatoes. You can then saute them with onions and chillies. Then add all the spices to enhance the flavor. Both makes a yummy combination
6. Sweet Potato Fry
This is another variation of the potato fry as the healthier version. Sweet potatoes are boiled and sauted with mild spices. Spiciness and the sweetness of the sweet potato gives a very good taste.It is preferred by kids and it is healthier too.
7. Yam Fry
This is one of the popular dish in the Andhra cuisine. Yam is steamed or boiled and then cut into small pieces. Add different spices and stir fry. You can also add the curry leaves to enhance the flavor. You can prepare this similar to the potato.
8. Plain Curd
Many prefer to simply use the plain curd or yogurt as the side. You can prepare the plain curd at home with milk. Vegans can also prepare coconut curd, Soya curd or the Almond curd. This is so good for health because of the probiotics.
This is exciting combination for pulihora. It is basically fritters made of besan flour with mixed vegetables. There are many types of pakoda. You can use different vegetables and different types of flour to make variations in the dish. This is the very popular snack during the monsoon. It is a must recipe I make when it rains.
Here comes an unique combination of pickle with Pulihora. Especially when it is lemon pulihora , the best side would be the pickle. Many different pickles are prepared with lemon, mango, grapefruit etc. It is commonly used as the side in the Andhra cuisine.
A very famous South Indian Snack which is also preferred with pulihora. Most of the times Bonda is made of potato mixture. You can also make the bonda with mixed vegetables. You should roll the potato mixture in the batter and deep fry in the oil to prepare the potato bonda.
This is very popular across India, This is used as the side for many breakfasts as well like idli , pongal and upma. Tasty and crispy vada lies in the making of the batter. You must make the batter with the urad dal and not too runny. Onions and green chillis can also be added to enhance the taste. You must make a doughnut shape with the hole in the middle and deep fry them in the oil.
13. Brinjal Curry
This is a delicious egg plant curry that can be made with different variations. You can make the egg plant curry with peanut masala stuffed in it. Another you can also make the egg plant as the stir fry along with aromatic spices. This is often served as the side in the Andhra meals.
14. Aloo Raita
This is nothing but kind of a sauce made with potato and curd. Boil the potatoes and cut them into tiny cubes. Add green chillies, coriander leaves and mix with the curd. It makes the a good combination with pulihora.
15. Pudina Thogayal
This is spicy and tangy chutney made with mint leaves and spices. It is quite famous in Tamil Nadu. This is the best accompaniment for pulihora and also curd rice. It can also be mixed with plain rice. You can use it as the side for the dosa, idli and uthappam.
16. Broccoli Fritter
This is very similar to the Pakoda. Since it is made of broccoli it is much healthier with lots of nutritional benefits. The besan flour along with the spices is dusted on the broccoli and deep fried in the oil. Most delicious broccoli enhances the flavor of the pulihora.
17. Tomato Chutney
It a spicy and tangy chutney made with tomatoes and onions. This is one of the popular chutneys in South India. It also served with many breakfast varieties as well. It can also used as the side for the Indian snacks.
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