Puli Aval

Health, Rice, South Indian 1 comment

Puli Aval is a popular South Indian dish made with poha (beaten rice flakes) and tamarind. Similar to an upma, it is served as a breakfast dish and has no onion or garlic.

puli aval - Puli Aval

 

Ingredients:
Aval (Poha) – 1 cup
Tamarind Extract – 1 cup
Coriander Seeds – 2 tsp
Bengal Gram Dal – 1 tsp
Urad Dal – 1 tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 6
Turmeric Powder – little
Asafoetida Powder – a pinch
Fenugreek Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Peanuts – little
Curry Leaves – few
Jaggery – a small piece, powdered
Gingelly Oil – 1 tblsp
Salt as per taste

For tempering:
Urad Dal – 1 tsp
Bengal Gram Dal – 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp

Method:
1. Wash the aval and soak it in tamarind extract.
2. Dry roast the coriander seeds, bengal gram dal, urad dal, dry red chillies and fenugreek seeds.
3. Grind them to a fine powder.
4. Add this to the aval.
5. Add salt, turmeric powder, asafoetida powder and jaggery.
6. Keep aside for 1 hour.
7. Heat oil in a pan.
8. Add the tempering ingredients, peanuts and curry leaves.
9. Fry for 30 seconds and add to the aval.
10. Mix well and serve.

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One Comment

  1. v good and nice to see all in one plot form,,,create food lovers group pls

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