July 21, 2010

Pachi pulusu/Raw tamarind rasam

Tamarind-lemon size (soaked in 1cup of warm water for 10 mins).
Green chillies -4
Garlic cloves - 4
Turmeric -1tsp
Oil-2 tsp
Salt -1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds -1tsp
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Curry leaves -10
Coriander leaves -3 tbsp chopped
Onion -1 small finely chopped

Extract the tamarind juice and add 2 cups of water.
Add 1 tsp of oil in a pan add cumin seeds and whole green chilies fry it for 2 mins.
Switch off the flame, grind it into a fine paste by adding 1 tsp of salt. In the same pan add 1 tsp of oil add cumin, mustard seeds, turmeric and chopped garlic pieces. Switch off the stove.
Now add popu mix, green chili paste, chopped onion to tamarind extract.
Combine well. It goes well with brinjal fry, mudda pappu or dal kichidi.

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