Pulihora (), or Puliyodhara, or Chitrannam is a very common preparation in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Indian cuisine. Puli means sour taste. Pulihora is also referred to as sour rice. Other names are tamarind rice or lemon rice. In the Northern coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh people it’s known as Saddi, but younger generations may not recognise this name. It is made with tamarind an ingredient very popular in southern India. In the districts of Andhra , it is considered as a festival food. It is given as prasadam in temples, devotees queue to get pulihora after darshan or viewing of the God. The festival of SeethaRama Kalyanam is one big occasion where the huge packets of pulihora are distributed to devotees.