Thursday, July 10, 2008

Orange Rind Pullikachal

Ingredients for making Orange Rind (Tholi) Pullikachal :
  • Skin of peeled Orange -1 medium sized
  • Tamarind - 3 Tablespoon paste
  • Turmeric Powder- 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Salt - according to taste
  • Ginger - 2 Tablespoon peeled and chopped
  • Green Chili - 3 (chopped finely)
  • Asafoetida - 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Mustard - 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Split Black Gram Dal - 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Curry Leaves (optional)
  • Jaggery - 1 Tablespoon
Method for making Orange Tholi Pullikachal:

Step 1: Peel the Skin of the Orange and cut it finely (in tit bits), cut the ginger and green chili and keep it aside.

Step 2: Heat 2 Tablespoon cooking oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds, let it splutter, add the curry leaves, split black gram Dal, asafotedia, ginger, green chili . Fry for a minute.

Step 3: Add the tamarind paste with 3 cups of water, turmeric powder, jaggery, salt. let this boil for about 15 minutes (approx.,) till the mixture reduces to thick consistency.

Step 4: Add the finely cut Orange skin and mix everything, let it boil for few more minutes ,till the pieces become soft when touched and the oil starts forming a circle in pan.

Step 5: Remove from heat. Let it cool. Store in an airtight container.

This Pullikachal will stay good for a week and if refrigerated will be good for approx., 10 days.
Can be eaten with Curd Rice.


Anonymous said...

Never thought you can make pullikachal with Orange. Definitely something to try.. looks yummy... tastes ?, will try and tell...

Trupti said...

Pullikachal looks very delicious. This dish is new to me so thanks for sharing this recipe.

Vysh said...

Hi Rashmi,
Orange rind pulikachal......... sounds very different. i love pulikachal... so will try and let u know.

Dibs said...

Love this! Yummy. Orange peel thokku is terrifc as well!

Raaga said...

very innovative recipe :-)