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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Puli Inji-Inji Curry Recipe-Onam Sadya Recipes

Puli Inji is a very popular recipe or condiment made with fresh ginger, jaggery and chillies. It is one of the many dishes prepared for Onam Sadya.It is also known as inji curry or inji puli.Today we will learn how to make puli inji following our easy recipe.

Puli Inji-Inji curry

Inji Curry Recipe

Ingredients needed

Fresh ginger -1/4 cup heaped (finely chopped)
Green chilli - 1-2 finely chopped
Turmeric powder -a pinch
Red chilli powder -1/4 tsp
Tamarind - gooseberry sized ball
Jaggery -1/4 cup
Fenugreek powder -1/4 tsp

For the seasoning

Oil - 2 1/2 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Curry leaves - few


Wash, peel the skin of ginger and chop it finely.

Soak tamarind in 1/2 cup of warm water and extract thick juice. Discard the pulp.

Dry roast fenugreek seeds and powder it. (Usually I powder it in bulk so that it comes handy while making pickles)


Heat oil, add mustard seeds,when it splutters, add red chillies, hing, curry leaves,chopped ginger and green chillies.

Fry ginger and chilli well until ginger changes to brown color.

Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, thick tamarind extract, jaggery and salt needed.After it starts boiling, simmer until the gravy becomes thick and oil separates. Add fenugreek powder, mix well and remove from flame.

After it cools, store it in a dry bottle and refrigerate.

Note -Puli inji thickens as it cools and tastes delicious after a day or two.

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  1. new to me.. looks delicious..

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  4. Puli Inchi....wow.....mmmmmm.....chatpata

  5. The very name of 'Puli' makes my mouth water.. Delicious..

    Divya's Culinary Journey

  6. Tangy pickle..looks absolutely delicious..

  7. Looks nice, this is a new one for me. What do you usually serve it with? is it like a chutney?


  8. I live ginger! but my whole family is not ... So I do pickle and chutney etc.. so that I can enjoy. I will try this soon


  9. Looks so tempting... will be a perfect combination for curd rice...


  10. Dear Shewat

    Puli ingi is like pickle and is served in small quantity with rice.

  11. Delicious recipe,mouth watering here...

  12. looks very tempting...this is new to me.. will try it sure..

  13. Traditional Tangy pickle..Looks delicious..

  14. yummy !!!

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  15. I tried this out yesterday. It was heavenly :)

  16. Hello madam, I follow ur recipes a lot.. I need to know how many red chillies to add in the recipe..

    1. Add 1 or 2 red chillies. It is just for seasoning.

  17. Can you please add the cook time for this? I'm starting now, not sure how long it'd take. I usually see that in your posts and pick the item to do. Thanks you.


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