Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Saturday, May 19, 2012

Tamarind Upma/pulusu pindi

Pulusu pindi is a Popular Recipe in Vysyas Cuisine. This recipe is made with rice and tamarind. This recipe is one of the favourite recipe to my family members. Taste of this upma is so distinct, and this upma has tanginess,mild sweetness and savoury.
Pulusu Pindi

Raw Rice- 1/2 cup.
idli rice - 1/2 cup
Red Chillies - 6.
tamarind - small lemon size ball.
jaggery - 1 tbsp.
coconut - 1/2 cup.
salt - for taste.
oil - to fry.(1 tbsp)


Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp.
channa dal - 1tbsp.
urad dal - 2 tsp.

  • Soak the rice for 4 - 5 hrs or overnight.
  • soak the tamarind in water to extract the juice before making pulusu pindi.

  • To  the Soaked Rice add redchillies,coconut,salt and ground it into a little coarse batter with needed water.

  • Then add jaggery, tamarind juice with it and mix well.
  • Heat the oil add mustard seeds when it splutters, add channa Dal,urad dal,  and curry leaves  when it turns golden brown add the batter.(flame should be medium low).
  • Stir now the then, till the batter is well cooked, and comes in the form of upma consistency.
  • when upma is not sticky to mouth, it was done.

  • consistency of batter should be like  dosa batter consistency.
  • you could add tamarind while grinding the batter.
  • cook in medium flame. 
  • cook till it is not sticky to mouth.


Unknown said...

God!!! i am so happy to see this recipe. My granny use to prepare this. now is old and no 1 else knows this. now i got the recipe and i will do it.

gowthami said...

Hi thanks for the receipe.i have looking for this receipe since long time.now got it.thanks.hope will come well.

santhyr said...

Made the Pullusu Pindi, we all loved it. Thanks

Unknown said...

Thanks a ton. Your recipes are of great help to the younger generation.

Vina said...

Thanks so much for the recipe. Can I use non stick pan to make it as I do not have iron pan