Pulinchi [Tamarind chutney] is a authentic recipe of Kerala. It is a popular recipe of every sadya.
Thick Tamarind Juice –1 cup
Jaggery – 100 gms
Salt to taste
Oil – 2 tbsp
Ginger – 1 piece
Green Chilies – 8 [chopped]
Red Chillies -- 2 [cut into pieces]
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Curry Leaves – 1 strand
Method of Preparing Pulinchi
Boil the tamarind juice with salt for 10 minutes on low flame. Add jiggery and cook for another 10—15 minutes. Stir it continuously until gravy become thick. Remove from the flame ad keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan and put red chilies, mustard seeds, curry leaves and fry for 2 minutes. Add chopped ginger and chopped green chilies and fry for 5 minutes and mix into the tamarind chutney.
Keep aside to cool and fill in glass jar.