This is a very popular & quick telangana recipe which goes well with any lentils curry (dal) or khichidi.
Tamarind (size of a lemon)
1 onion (chopped roughly or length wise)
2-3 green chillies (length wise chopped)
3 strands of curry leavesCoriander leaves finely chopped
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons cumin seeds
1/2 tablespoon turmeric
1 tablespoon salt
Soak tamarind in warm water for few minutes and then squeeze pulp and make tamarind juice.
Add salt to the above juice and dilute it with water until desired consistency is achieved ( just like rasam consistency)
Don't heat this liquid(pulusu),we will add tempering directly to this liquid.
Take a pan and add required amount of oil and once the oil is heated add green chillies.
Once the green chillies change to brownish green color add turmeric and cumin seeds.
Once cumin seeds splutter,add curry leaves and fry until crispy.
Finally add finely chopped coriander and switch off the flame.
Now add tempering to above liquid (pulusu) and finally add chopped onions and serve it with rice
and dal or khichidi.
You will definitely enjoy the tangy taste of tamarind,awesome flavours of crispy curry leaves and cumin seeds and crunchiness of raw onions with dal and rice.ENJOY!!!