Kudai Milagai Puli Oorukai : Tamarind Capsicum Pic


Kudai Milagai Puli Oorukai : Tamarind Capsicum Pic

Quick & Easy Tamarind capsicum pickle
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 4 people



  • Soak tamarind in a small quantity of hot water.
  • Add ½ cup of water to it, crush well and squeeze out the essence. Repeat this process 2 or 3 times more.
  • Roast fenugreek till it splutters. Fry asafoetida in 2 tsp oil. Powder the two.
  • Fry mustard in oil on a medium fire.
  • As the spluttering starts subsiding, add turmeric followed shortly by green chilli.
  • Sauté for a while and add capsicum.
  • Sauté for 2 minutes and add tamarind essence [or paste with 1 cup of water].
  • Add salt [and turmeric if not used in the tempering] and allow it to simmer on a low fire for a while.
  • Add jaggery and cook stirring at intervals.
  • When it attains a semisolid consistency, remove from heat, add the powder, mix and allow it to cool.
  • Store it in a dry, clean container.
  • Serve with chappathi, poori and the like or with dal - rice, curd - rice or rice mixed with mulaku koottal of Kerala.
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