Onion Puli Mandi Recipe

Onion Puli Mandi Recipe
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Onion Puli Mandi is a typical delicacy from the chettinad region. Generally made during lunch with madras onions and Fenugreek seeds this dish is a favorite dish that is not only tasty and extremely healthy.
Onion Puli Mandi Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 100 g Madras Onions
  • 1 Tamarind (lemon-sized piece)
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 3 Red Chilies
  • 3 Green Chilies
  • ½ tsp Asafetida Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • ½ tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • ½ tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 2 sprigs Curry Leaves
  • 300 ml Thick Water (from washing rice)
How to make Onion Puli Mandi:
  • Soak the tamarind in rice water for some time, squeeze out the pulp and filter the water. Set aside.
  • Cut the onions and green chilies vertically.
  • Break red chilies into small pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add red chilies, mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves, fenugreek seeds and fennel seeds.
  • After they begin to splutter, add asafetida powder.
  • Add onions, green chilies, turmeric and salt after a minute or two.
  • Add tamarind-rice water once the onions have been cooked properly.
  • Allow it to simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and serve.