by Tarla Dalal
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Called Puliyodare in Tamil, this is an Iyengar cuisine classic. A heart-warming dish that uses tamarind to create a magical flavor. The South Indian style tadka adds both flavor as well as appeal, making this a great lunch/dinner recipe. Enjaaai!
- Combine the tamarind with ½ cup of water and cook over medium flame for a minute. Allow it to cool slightly.
- Pass through a strainer to get a thick pulp.
- Add the turmeric powder and chilli powder and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a pan and add the urad dal and roast till it turns golden brown in colour.
- Add the green chilli, dry red chilli, ginger, asafoetida and curry leaves and cook for a few more seconds.
- Add the tamarind paste, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
- Add the steamed rice and salt, mix well and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Serve hot garnished with the ghee and coriander.
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