Ginger – 300 grams finely chopped
Tamarind – 1 Lemon sized ball soaked in 3 cups of hot water
Oil – 6-8 tbsp
Mustard Seeds – 1 tbsp
Methi Seeds – 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder – 1 tbsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tbsp
Jaggery – 3-4 tbsp grated
Asafoetida – 1 tsp
Green Chillies – 6-7 numbers finely chopped
Curry Leaves – 1 sprig
Peel and wash the ginger and finely chop them.
Extract Tamarind essence and discard the pulp.
In a kadai add oil – once hot add mustard seeds, green chillies, methi seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida and saute for a few minutes.
Now add ginger, turmeric powder and red chilli powder and saute for 5-6 minutes till ginger becomes soft.
Now add the tamarind essence, jaggery and salt and let it boil till the liquid thickens.
Yummy Puli Inji is now ready !!