Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle | How to make Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle

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By Shyamala Kumar
Created on 17th Mar 2016
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About Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle

A south Indian condiment, ‘Puzhimilagai’ is a green chilly pickle that has a chutney-like texture and tastes spicy with a fine balance of sourness and sweetness in it. As the name suggests, ‘Puzhi’ in Tamil means Imli\Tamarind and ‘Milagai’ means Chilly, the main ingredients that are needed in this recipe are fresh green chillies and imli.

Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle by Shyamala Kumar will definitely help you in its preparation. The Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle can be prepared within 15 minutes. The time taken for cooking Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle is 10 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 40 people. The recipe details out how to make Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle step by step. The detailed explanation makes Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle from BetterButter.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time10mins
  • Serves40People
Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle

Ingredients to make Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle

  • Green chillies - 250 gms
  • Imli - medium lemon sized
  • Haldi\Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Jaggery - small lemon sized
  • Salt to taste
  • Hing - 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard\Rai - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry patta - few twigs
  • Sesame/Til oil-3-4 tbspn

How to make Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle

  1. Soak imli in 1/2 cup of water for 15 minutes, squeeze and extract imli water.
  2. Wash and pat dry the green chillies. Grind it into a thick paste. (if required, little bit of imli water can be used to grind the chillies).
  3. Take a thick bottomed kadai. Heat sesame/til oil, add rai, hing, curry patta. When the mustard seeds splutter add green chillies paste, imli water, haldi, salt and jaggery.
  4. Keep stirring in between and let it simmer till the oil separates. Taste and check for salt.
  5. Let it cool and store it in a clean airtight container, preferably a glass bottle.
  6. This green chilly pickle goes well with idly, dosa and upma varieties, stuffed parathas, theplas and also with any rice varieties like curd rice, coconut rice, lemon rice etc.
My Tip: This recipe stays fresh for 1 or 2 months at room temperature and more if it is stored in a fridge. The above given quantity is suitable for 40 servings of 1 tsp each.

Reviews for Puzhimilagai\Green Chilly pickle (6)

Sukhwinder Takkara year ago
Nice
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Anjana Mauryaa year ago
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Gregory Tirkeya year ago
wil definitely try dis.
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Neelam Pandey Joshia year ago
Instead of imli can I use tamarind paste??
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Naveen Ananda year ago
yummy pickle
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Girisha Sewaka year ago
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