Tamarind Pullihora


Ingredients

  •   Quinoa 1 cup
  •   Tamarind – Small lemon size
  •   Oil – 1 Tbsp
  •   Mustered Seeds – 1 tsp
  •   Chana dal – 1 Tbsp
  •   Urad dal – 1 tsp
  •   Peanuts – 1 Tbsp
  •   Green chillies- 2 (slit them to half vertically)
  •   Curry leaves – 10
  •   Turmeric – 1/4 tsp
  •   Jeera – Methi Powder – 1/4 tsp
  •   Salt – 3/4 tsp
  •   Jaggery- 1/2 tsp

Procedure


  • 1. Cook quinoa and keep it aside to cool.
  • 2. Soak tamarind in hot water and extract pulp.
  • 3. Heat oil in a cooking vessel, add the mustard seeds and let them splutter, add dry red chillis, channa dal, urad dal, peanuts and fry until peanuts are golden brown.
  • 4. Add the slit green chillies,turmeric and curry leaves and fry for a few seconds.
  • 5. Add the tamarind extract, salt, Jeera-Methi powder and cook for 3 mins and add jaggery, cook until the raw smell of tamarind disappears, and oil should come on top of paste.
  • 6. Remove from heat.Add the cooked tamarind mix to quinoa and combine well. Add small amounts of tamarind mix and check whether you need more.
  • 7. Adjust salt and serve.