Egg Pulusu |

Egg Pulusu means boiled eggs cooked in tamarind sauce. Pulusu means sour curry. Tamarind pulp is main ingredient in Andhra pulusu recipes which gives tangy flavour. It goes well with plain rice and roti too. It is very delicious and easy to prepare.

Egg Pulusu

Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins
Serves: 2

Egg Pulusu Ingredients

Egg Pulusu Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 boiled eggs
  • 4 tsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp chana dal (bengal gram lentil)
  • 1/2 tsp urad dal
  • 1 big chopped onion
  • 2 chopped green chilies
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 lemon size tamarind (soaked in warm water and pulp extracted, this can used according to the tanginess you want)
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp sugar (optional)

Method

Egg Pulusu

Egg Pulusu

Take the boiled eggs and score them on each side and keep them aside.

Heat oil in a vessel and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds in to it. When they start spluttering, add chana dal and urad dal, then saute them for few seconds.

Now add chopped onions, chopped green chilies and fry them until the onions become soft.

Then add ginger and garlic paste and mix well. Now add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder and salt along with tamarind pulp. If required, add little water.

Finally add boiled eggs and cover the lid for about 10 mins and let it cook on medium heat.

Now switch off the flame and serve hot.

Serving Instructions

Serve egg pulusu with plain rice or roti.

Pachi Pulusu |

Pachi means ‘raw’ and Pulusu is actually ‘a stew prepared with tamarind. It has the flavours of tangy tamarind and sweet jaggery. It is very easy to prepare. It goes very well with moong dal rice (pulagam) or plain rice also.

Pachi Pulusu

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Serves: 3

Ingredients

Pachi Pulusu Ingredients

Pachi Pulusu Ingredients

  • 1/2 lemon size tamarind (soaked in to water)
  • 3 tsp ground nuts
  • 2 tsp black sesame seeds
  • 1 onion(finely chopped)
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tsp jaggery

For seasoning

  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 red chilies
  • Few curry leaves
  • A pinch of turmeric powder

Method

Pachi Pulusu

Pachi Pulusu

Fry the ground nuts and sesame seeds and then grind them to a fine powder and keep aside.

Take tamarind pulp from the soaked tamarind. Then mix the tamarind pulp in 4 cups of water and add grounded powder, jaggery, red chili powder, salt, onion, and green chilies.

Now keep this bowl on the stove and bring it to boil for 10 mins, then switch off the flame.

Now for seasoning, heat oil in a small pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fry them for few seconds.

Then add red chilies, curry leaves and turmeric powder, and turn off the flame.

Finally pour this seasoning over the tamarind mixture and mix well.

Serving Instructions

Serve Pachi Pulusu with pulagam (moong dal rice) or white rice.

Mulakkada Tomato Pulusu |

Mulakkada tomato pulusu is typical recipe of drumsticks from Andhra Pradesh. In this recipe drumsticks are cooked in tomato gravy, so drumsticks absorbs the flavour of tomato and thus tastes very delicious. It is generally eaten with rice. Drumsticks is very nutritious, so it is good for all ages.

Mulakkada Tomato Pulusu

Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins
Serves:3

Ingredients

Mulakkada Tomato Pulusu Ingredients

Mulakkada Tomato Pulusu Ingredients

  • 4-5 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp chana dal
  • 1/2 tsp urad dal
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 garlic pods (crushed)
  • 2 red chilies
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 1/2 tomato(finely chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 drumsticks(cut in to 2 cms pieces)

Method

Mulakkada Tomato Pulusu

Mulakkada Tomato Pulusu

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds, let them splutter.

Now add chana dal, urad dal, red chilies and curry leaves and fry them for a minute.

Then add onion, garlic and fry until the onion becomes soft, and then add tomatoes, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and mix well.

When the tomatoes becomes soft, add drumsticks and mix well. Now add little water, and cover the lid and cook until the drumstick becomes soft.

Then switch off the flame and serve hot.

Serving Instructions

You can serve Mulakkada tomato pulusu with plain rice or roti.