Puli Inji

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 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

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