Dry roast the dals separately then the coriander seeds and seasame seeds s
seperately on medium flame. Remove on a plate
Now dry roast the cumin and methi seeds with a Pinch of hing
Dry roast the red chillies and pepper corns
Dry roast the tamarind too. Now cool all ingredients a bit and grind in the grinder with salt and turmeric.
Now this powder has to be tempered.
Heat a tsp of oil and roast the peanuts. Remove and keep aside
Add cumin, mustard and curry leaves to the same pan and fry until the leaves are crisp
Add some broken red chillies too
Now add this tempering to the ground powder.
Mix everything and store in an airtight container.
You can make pulihara any time by mixing cooked rice with this powder. You can make large quantities of this powder and store
Whenever making pulihora just heat some oil. Add few tablespoons of powder. Mix cooked rice with it. If you want can add extra tamarind pulp or lemon juice and adjust salt for seasoning