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 Pulli Kodayal (Tamarind Kodayal) 
  • 200 grams Ash gourd
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 tablespoon Grated jaggery
  • 2 tablespoons Tamarind paste
  • 1 bunch Chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 cup Grated coconut
  • 7 Red chillies
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Bengal gram dal
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Urad dal
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • Few Curry leaves
  • Salt(As per taste)
Dry roast the coconut till golden brown and set aside. Heat 1 tbsp oil and fry 6 red chillies, sesame seeds, chana dal, 1 tbsp urad dal, coriander seeds and asafoetida till the dals are golden in colour. Grind to a fine paste with the coconut, tamarind paste and water.

Heat 1 tsp oil and fry the mustard seeds, remaining urad dal and red chillies, and curry leaves till the seeds start spluttering. Add the chopped ash gourd, salt and 2 cups water. Cover and simmer till cooked. Add slit green chillies, ground paste, grated jaggery and simmer till well blended.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with rice.

Other Details
Serves: 6 Time: 45 mins.

Rating: 3 / 5 stars - 5 vote(s).

State: Tamil Nadu | Submitted by: System


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