Bambino Pulihora
Bambino Pulihora

Bambino (Semiya or Vermicelli) Pulihora is one of the tasty as well as healthy receipe popular in South India. The term ‘Puli’ means sour taste. So, this recipe gives tastes sour, spicy as well as salty. It can be prepared very quickly and is perfect for breakfast.

Preparation Time: 5 min
Cooking Time : 10 min
Serves: 2

Bambino Pulihora Main Ingredients
Main Ingredients
Bambino Pulihora Other Ingredients
Other Ingredients



  • Bambino: 1 cup
  • Water: 1 1/2 cup
  • Oil: 2 tablespoons
  • Chana dal: 1 tablespoon
  • Urad dal: 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds: 1 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds: 1 tablespoon
  • Cashew nuts: 1 tablespoon
  • Groundnuts: 2 tablespoons
  • Pepper corns: 1/4 tablespoon (optional)
  • Dry red chillies: 2
  • Green chillies: 2
  • Salt as per taste
  • Curry leaves
  • Coriander leaves
  • Hing : a pinch
  • Fenugreek powder : a pinch
  • Lemon juice as per taste.
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tablespoon


1. Take a pan, add bambino, salt, turmeric powder, little oil and water. Let it boil.

Bambino Pulihora Boiling
Boiling bambino

2. After the bambino is boiled, drain the excess water.

3. In another pan, add some oil for tempering.

4. When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds, when they crackle, add chana dal, urad dal, cumin seeds, pepper corns (optional), fenugreek powder, dry red chillies, hing and curry leaves.

Bambino Pulihora Tempering
Bambino Pulihora Tempering

5. Add this tempering to the boiled bambino and mix it well. Then add lemon juice to it as per taste.

6. Now the tasty Bambino Pulihora is ready to eat.

Bambino Pulihora
Bambino Pulihora is ready to be served

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  1. Its very easy to cook normally but here the same dish have been displayed with complexive ingredients which making difficult

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