Puli Inji | Inji Puli

Puli inji  | Inji puli for Onam Sadya

Puli Inji or inji puli recipe

Puli inji or inji puli is an authentic, traditional and super tasty sweet, sour, spicy and tangy Kerala side dish made with ginger, tamarind, jaggery and spices which is a must have during Onam Sadya. Check out how to make traditional inji puli recipe below.


Ginger-1 cup (250gms)very finely chopped
Tamarind extract -from lemon sized tamarind(soaked in 1 cup water)
Jaggery syrup-1/2 cup
Red chilly powder-1 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Green chillies-2 finely chopped
Red chillies-1 no
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Asafoetida-1/4 tsp
Coconut oil- 2 1/2 tbsps

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👉Wash and remove the skin of the ginger and finely chop , set aside.
👉Dissolve jaggery in water and strain it to remove impurities set aside.
👉Heat 1 1/2 tbsps of coconut oil add the ginger,curry leaves,green chillies and saute them for 10 mins until the ginger turns to golden brown colour becomes crisp and shrinks in size.

👉Add red chilly powder and turmeric powder saute for a minute .

👉Next add the tamarind extract, ,salt and allow it to boil until raw smell goes.
👉Now add jaggery syrup and allow the mixture to cook until it thickens.

👉In a tadka pan heat the remaining coconut oil add mustard seeds,curry leaves,broken red chillies and saute,now add this tempering to the ginger mixture and mix well .
Puli Inji recipe

✍️Puli inji will thicken after sometime so take it in slightly watery consistency.
✍️It can be used for 2-3 days .

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