Pachi Pulusu | Raw Tamarind Stew

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Recipe prepared by Smt Rajeswari
Article written by Lakshmi Aparna


Pachi pulusu is simple stew prepared in 10 minutes. This is a South Indian dish prepared especially by Telugu people. This is really tasty with steamed rice. In summer taking this pachi pulusu cools the body. My grand mother does this regularly for dinner. Here are the step by step instructions.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Course: Main
Serves: 4
1 bowl measurement: 250 ml


Soaked lemon size tamarind in 2 bowls water
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Onion: 1 big

Dry red chilly (endumirapa): 4
red chillies

Mashed jaggery (bellam): 4 tbsp

Salt: As per taste

Curry leaves (karivepaku): Few
curry leaves

Cumin seeds (jeelakarra): 1/2 tbsp

Mustard seeds (aavalu): 1/2 tbsp

Garlic nods (velulli rebbalu): 2
garlic nods

Oil: 1 tbsp


Step 1: Chop the onion, filter the soaked tamarind water and keep them aside
onions chopped
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Step 2: Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan for talimpu. Saute (fry) one after another in low flame
1/2 tbsp Mustard seeds
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1/2 tbsp Cumin seeds
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4 dry red chillies
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2 garlic nods
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Few curry leaves
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Turn off the flame

Step 3: In a mixing bowl add 1/2 tbsp salt, 4 tbsp jaggery, chopped onions and talimpu
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Step 4: Press them all together with hand
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Step 5: Now add tamarind water to it and mix thoroughly. Add salt if required
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Take it into a serving bowl
raw tamarind stew

Tasty pachipulusu is ready :) Tastes good with steamed rice 
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