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Puli Inji Recipe

Puli Inji is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1/2 cup - ginger, sliced thinly into slivers.
  • 1 - small Lemon sized ball tamarind.
  • 2 tbsp - brown Molasses or brown sugar.
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder.
  • 1/4 tsp - Fenugreek powder.
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder.
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds.
  • 2 stalks - curry leaves.
  • Salt to taste.
  • 1 tbsp - oil.
  • How to Make Puli Inji:

    1. Soak tamarind in one cup hot water for 5 mins. Rub tamarind into water, press out through sieve.
    2. Add chilli, turmeric, mix, keep aside.
    3. Fry ginger in a little oil, in a small heavy pan, till crisp.
    4. Grind it coarsely without water, keep aside.
    5. Heat oil in a deep pan, add seeds and curry leaves, allow to splutter.
    6. Add tamarind water, bring to a boil.
    7. Add ginger. Cook till liquid is slightly thickened.
    8. Add fenugreek powder, sugar, salt.
    9. Serve hot with rice.


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