Pulivendha Saru

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 - small lemon size tamarind
  • 10 - red chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • For Seasoning:
  • 2 tsp - gingili oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - fenugreek seeds/Vendhayam
  • 1 tsp - channa dal
  • Curry leaves

How to Make Pulivendha Saru

  • Soak the tamarind in water and extract the juice and keep it aside.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan, add oil and when the oil is hot, add the mustard seeds.
  • When the mustard seeds begins to sputter, add channa dal, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves and fry a while.
  • To this, add broken red chilli and fry for a while.
  • To this add tamarind extract and salt.
  • Let the mixture boil till the raw smell of tamarind goes off.
  • The Pulivendhasaru is ready to serve hot with white rice along with a tsp of gingili oil.
  • Recipe courtesy: Subbu's Kitchen.