Puli Pongal (a dish made with tamarind):
Tamarind – 1 small lime size
Rice Rava – 200 gms
mustard seeds – 1 Tesapoon
Black gram – 1 teaspoon
Asafoetida – 1 pinch
Gingely oil – 100ml
Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
How to make:
a. Add hot water to tamarind and extract its juice.
b. Add salt.
c. Season all the ingredients other than rice rava & turmeric with oil and add it to tamarind juice.
d. Wash rice rava and add it to the mixture.
e. Add turmeric and pressure cook the mixture(2 to 3 whistles).
f. Add some more oil and serve it hot.
g. Pappad is an ideal side dish.