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Puli Inchi

Ingredients
Ginger or Inji as in Malayalam 50 Gms
Tamarind or Puli as in Malayalam 100 Gms dissolved in water to make a potion/liquid
Green Chillies 2-3
Red chilli powder and salt as per taste
A pinch of sugar/jaggery if required
Mustard seeds 1 tbsp
Bay leaves 2-3
Oil 2-3 tbsps


Preparation
Cut ginger lengthwise into slices and again cut them lengthwise to get thin strips of ginger. Boil this ginger in water with green chillies, red chilli powder, salt and some jaggery (All as per taste). Make a potion of tamarind and add it to the boiling water. After boling for about 10 minutes put off the flame. Season the boiled potion, for this, heat 3 tea spoons of coconut oil in a spoon splutter one tea spoon of mustard with bay leaves. Garlic and tomatoes can also be added as per the taste .
Ananth KS