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May 20, 2010

Chintha Chiguru Podi ~ Spicy Tender Tamarind Leaves Powder


Chintha Chiguru Podi ~ Spicy Tender Tamarind Leaves Powder

Ingredients :


Tender Tamarind Leaves : 100 gms
Ground nuts : 4 tsp
Coriander seeds : 2 tsp
Chana dal : 2 tsp
Red Chillies : 8 - 10
Garlic pods : 2
Oil : 2 tsp
Salt to taste

Method :

Remove the stems from the tamarind leaves and wash them. Let it dry completely. Heat one teaspoon of oil in a heavy bottomed pan add and fry ground nuts, coriander seeds, next chana dal and finally red chillies to light brown color. Remove from the flame and allow it to cool. In the same pan add one teaspoon of oil and put the tamarind leaves. Roast the tender tamarind leaves until they turn crisp but don't burn them. Remove from the heat and let it cool down. Grind the roasted spices, salt and garlic to a coarse powder. Finally add roasted tamarind leaves to the spices powder and blenderise it again. Serve with steamed rice, dosa or idli.

23 comments:

  1. lOOKS NICE.. THIS IS NEW TO ME.. THXS FOR SHARING DEAR.. NICE CLICK..

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  2. tamarind leaves podi..good one..sure it will be yummy one..best with dosa. nice recipe yarr

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  3. Wooooooooow to day morning only I made it looks nice chandana love to have this with hot steamed rice yummmmm only thing is we didn't add ground nuts.... will try your recipe ....

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  4. Chandana,
    THis is new dish to me. Looks really good, nice to have with rice.

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  5. Chandana chintha chiguru podi chala baagundhi.Wher did u get this chiguru.Never trid this.Chala baagundhi.

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  6. very new to me..would love to give this a try..but have to wait for a vaccation to home in few months time.Looks very very tempting.

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  7. Yummy!! I was in India last month and I made chinta chiguru pappu...will make this the next time I'm in hyd!

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  8. Very different recipe, sounds very simple. This is totally new to me. But definitely a bookmark recipe. Nice clcik by the way.

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  9. what a lovely recipe..loved the wonderful click..

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  10. I love chinta chiguru and it has been forever since I have had anything made with this. You are making my mouth water, I need to buy it but we don't get it here.

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  11. This is very new to me. A very interesting recipe :)

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  12. This podi sounds very interesting dear...must taste really good with rice...thanks for sharing this :)

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  13. Very interesting and new dish to me. Very nice click dear

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  14. Thats so delicious powder!!! Would taste awesome with idli and dosas...yummm!

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  15. oh with the leaves..sounds interesting..

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  16. Interesting podi and must be just yummy....looks gud

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  17. Very very new to me,but i love the tender leaves as such! I eat it as such ;) love this recipe...!

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  18. Never knew that we'd prepare dishes with tamarind leaves. Sounds interesting.. Looks yummy..

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  19. Mouthwatering chutney pudi, haven't tasted that leaves for years now!:)

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  20. Wat an interesting and new powder, never heard about this chandana..

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  21. wow, never cooked with tamarind powder like this; but this podi looks delicious. i hope i can get my hands on some tamarind leaves here to try this.

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