Pulikachal/Tamarind ready mix

Pulikachal Ready Mix:

South Indian special Pulikachal, instant mix to prepare tamarind rice. This is made as a pickled form for rice and used during the Insatiable situation to manage, for preparing food for travel and lunch box. This tamarind rice stays fresh without spoiling for 6 to 8 hours. This mix can be stored for a month in the refrigerator.



Tamarind – 100 grams, soak tamarind and extract juice of it

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Salt-2 tsp

To temper:

Sesame seed Oil – 50

Mustard – 2 tsp
Urad dal – 4 tsp
Channa dal /Bengal gram – 4 tsp
Red chilies – 4 (cut it into 2)
Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp
peanuts- 100 grams
Curry leaves – little

Jaggery (powdered)-2 tsp



To make fresh powder:

Methi seeds-1 tsp

Red chili dry-3 nos

Asafoetida-1/2 tsp

peanuts-2 tsp(optional)

Dry roast golden color make it into coarse powder. Keep aside this has to be added at the final stage.


In a bowl mix Tamarind juice, Salt, jaggery and Turmeric powder.

Heat pan with 50 ml of oil season with “To temper”Ingredients.

Fry till chili seeds get golden brown.

Add curry leaves and mixed juice into it, allow this to reduce in low flame until oil floats on top, stirring occasionally.

You will get wonderful aroma around the house which makes you taste instantly.

Finally, add crushed powder and switch off.

Allow it to room temperature transfer to clean bottle,can store this for 10 to 15 days .

Mix 0ne teaspoon of this with 1 cup of cooked plain rice,add salt if it is less a teaspoon of gingely oil mix well and serve .

It will be tasty after and hour.







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