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Vendakkai Puli Pachadi Recipe from Pondicherry

Vendakkai puli pachadi recipe,i am trying out for the first time. When a reader asked for this recipe, i didn’t have much idea about how to make vendakkai puli pachadi.

INGREDIENTS:
LADIES FINGER | VENDAKKAI 8-10
TAMARIND PASTE 1 AND 1/2 TSP(If using tamarind, take a small gooseberry size)
GREEN CHILLI 3
JAGGERY 1 TSP
WATER 1 CUP
RICE FLOUR 2 TSP
SALT AS NEEDED
OIL 1 TSP
MUSTARD SEEDS 1/4 TSP
TOOR DAL 1/2 TSP
METHI SEEDS | VENDAYAM 1/4 TSP
RED CHILLI 1

METHOD:

Wash and pat dry the ladies finger. Cut them into small roundels.
In a pan add oil and temper with mustard seeds, toor dal , green chilli(cut into pieces),red chilli and methi seeds.
When the dal turns brown, add the cut ladies fingers. Saute in a low flame for few minutes by adding salt to this.
Saute this for a while but let it not change its color.
Add the tamarind extract and add turmeric powder.
Allow this to boil in a medium flame for 7-10 minutes in a medium low flame.
Add in the jaggery and let this boil for few minutes.
mix the rice flour with 2-3 tblsp of water without any lumps and add it to the pachadi.
Stir it nicely and keep the flame low.
the pachadi will get a thick consistency after adding rice flour.
Switch off the flame and serve it with arisi upma or upma kozhukattai.