Tamarind-5 lemon size
Cooked rice - 2 cups
Red chillies - - 8 nos.
Fenugreek seeds - 2 table spoons
Black gram dal - 3 tsp
Bengal gram 3tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Garlic pods-10 nos
hing- a pinch
Salt to taste
Gingely oil/Sesame oil - 7 tsp
Preparation of pulikachal
In a bowl bring the water to boil, add the tamarind to it .Let it cool.Transfer this in to a mixer and make a fine paste.
In a kadai add little oil, add the 4 red chilli, 1 tsp of fenugreek seeds and 1 tsp of black gram and 1 tsp of urad dal and fry for a minute.Transfer these contents to the mixer and make a fine powder
In a kadai add sesame oil, add the mustard seeds, urad dal , Bengal gram, garlic pods, hing,feunugreek seeds , 4 red chills slit,curry leaves and stir.
Now add transfer the ground coconut paste from the mixer to the kadai and add salt.
Cook till the raw smell goes away .
Now add the ground powder from the mixer to kadai and stir.
Cook till the curry oozes oil on top.
Preparation of tamarind rice.
In a large bowl, spread the cooked rice add 1 tsp of gingely oil to it and stir.
Now add the pulikachal to the rice and mix well.
Now tasty tamarind rice is ready.