Puli Milagai Oorukai :Tamarind Green Chilli Pickle


Puli Milagai Oorukai :Tamarind Green Chilli Pickle

Pickle Looks Spicy N Yummy
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 6 people



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