Pachi Pulusu is an authentic South Indian dish.It is very easy to prepare and tastes delicious with mudda pappu/dal,pulgam or any curry.As the name says its raw tamarind pulp with tadka.

This recipe serves 2 people .Preparation time 5-8min.
Ingredients:
Tamarind - Small lemon sized ball(add according to taste & quantity)
Onion - 1/2 finely chopped(add according to taste)
Green Chillies - 3-4(add according to taste)
Salt  -to taste
Curry Laves - 3-4
Sesame seeds/Nuvvula powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/4 tsp
Jeera/Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Garlic - 2 cloves(minced)
Method:
1.Soak the tamarind and extract the pulp ,add a little water if you think its too thick or tangy.Add salt,sesame seeds powder,coriander powder,onions mix it & keep it aside.
2.Take a pan and fry the green chillies for 3-4 mins until all sides are slightly roasted(the green color changes to grey).Now keep the green chillies aside and heat oil in the same pan ,add cumin seeds,mustard seeds once they start spluttering add minced garlic, curry leaves and turmeric .Mix it and switch off the stove once the raw smell of garlic disappears.
3.Add this tadka/tempering to the tamarind pulp and also crush the green chillies in the blender/pestle .Add crushed green chillies and check for seasoning . Add if anything is required if its tangy then you can add a little more sesame seeds powder.

Can be served with rice and any dry subzi.

11 comments:

.Wow, they look soooooooooooo tempting and delicious....

January 19, 2011 at 5:13 PM  

mmm...i thnk u guys make a lot with tamarind, rite?? lovely...i jst luv them....:))

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January 19, 2011 at 9:28 PM  

Love love it honey.. will try it soon :)

January 19, 2011 at 10:37 PM  

Sounds interesting. Sure want to try.

January 20, 2011 at 12:27 AM  

Tangy pulusu, yumm!

January 20, 2011 at 4:47 AM  

yuummmm its 2 good .. like your blog

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January 20, 2011 at 5:33 AM  

Yum..sounds so tangy n delish. I just loved the recipe :)

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January 20, 2011 at 10:53 AM  

oh wow!...same name...r u a teluguite too?...and u live in Boston...wow...so many coincidences!....too good and U made my fav...pachi pulusu...my version is sitting in my drafts for a long time now!
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January 20, 2011 at 11:17 AM  

i can die for this right away :)

January 20, 2011 at 2:07 PM  

fabulous looking dish...well done with your special touch Smitha..
Tasty appetite

January 21, 2011 at 4:37 AM  

@Divya,Nitu,Tahemeem,Manpreet,Priya: you ladies should try,it tastes delicious,thank you all for your lovely comments.
@Aipi,Ananda,Jay,Smitha:Thanks ,the sesame seeds powder gives very nice flavor.you should try making this.
@Hasna:Yh,we use lot of tamarind in our cooking.You should try this,u'll also love it.

January 27, 2011 at 4:23 PM  

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