Kudai Milagai Puli Oorukai : Tamarind Capsicum Pic

Quick & Easy Tamarind capsicum pickle

Kudai Milagai Puli Oorukai : Tamarind Capsicum Pic

Quick & Easy Tamarind capsicum pickle

Category : Vegetarian, Pickles

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By HEMA LAKSHMAN

Published On: 20 Aug 2014

Rating: 4
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Soak tamarind in a small quantity of hot water.

Step 2

Add ½ cup of water to it, crush well and squeeze out the essence. Repeat this process 2 or 3 times more.

Step 3

Roast fenugreek till it splutters. Fry asafoetida in 2 tsp oil. Powder the two.

Step 4

Fry mustard in oil on a medium fire.

Step 5

As the spluttering starts subsiding, add turmeric followed shortly by green chilli.

Step 6

Sauté for a while and add capsicum.

Step 7

Sauté for 2 minutes and add tamarind essence [or paste with 1 cup of water].

Step 8

Add salt [and turmeric if not used in the tempering] and allow it to simmer on a low fire for a while.

Step 9

Add jaggery and cook stirring at intervals.

Step 10

When it attains a semisolid consistency, remove from heat, add the powder, mix and allow it to cool.

Step 11

Store it in a dry, clean container.

Step 12

Serve with chappathi, poori and the like or with dal - rice, curd - rice or rice mixed with mulaku koottal of Kerala.

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