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Pulikachal / Tamarind thokku

Written By Angela Steffi on Saturday, January 17, 2015 | 7:18:00 AM

Pulikachal
Author : Hannah Sri

 Pulikachal is used to make puli saadam or puliodharai/ Tamarind rice .
 Tamarind rice is a popular dish of South India. It goes well as a side dish with curd rice, dosai .It can be stored in the fridge for 2 weeks .

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   Ingredients:
                                                              PODI                      SEASONING
Tamarind – 50 grams
FENUGREEK SEEDS 1 tsp
MUSTARD 1 tsp
Sesame oil  5o ml
WHITE SESAME SEEDS 1 tsp
URAD DHAL 3 tsp
Salt to Taste
CORIANDER SEEDS 2 tsp
CHANNA DHAL 3 tsp
Jaggery small pinch
RED CHILLIES 5
Red chillies 4


Asafoetida ½ tsp
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Curry leaves

                                                                         









Method:
1. Dry roast fenugreek seeds, coriander seeds and red chillies until you get a nice aroma. Dry roast sesame seeds separately and powder everything together.




2. Soak tamarind in hot water ( 2 cups) and extract 2 cups of thick juice from it. Discard the pulp.
3. Heat oil and add the ingredients mentioned under seasoning and 



4. When dal turns golden brown, add the thick tamarind extract, salt and podi powder  let it boil on medium flame. At last add  a small pinch of jaggery.
5. Switch off when it thickens and oil oozes out. Boil the rice and spread in a vessel add this pulikachal  mix and enjoy tamarind rice.



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I am an avid food blogger with a great passion for food. I am always eager to try new recipes and modify recipes and experiment with them. I have two cooking channels on Youtube CLASSIC MASALA HUT (for english recipes) and MADRAS SAMAYAL (for Tamil recipes).

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