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Pulinje Pajji (Tamarind Chutney)
1 handful tamarind (soaked in 1 cup of drinking water)
1/2 inch ginger
1 clove garlic
Pudina (mint) leaves – 10-12
Coriander leaves – 5-10 strands
One medium white onion – chopped into cubes
Salt to taste
Grate 1 whole coconut; add the tamarind pulp, chilies, ginger, garlic, salt, pudina and coriander leaves to it.
You may use the traditional grinder (rubbo kallu) or the mixie and make all these ingredients to a smooth paste.
Dish it out and add the chopped raw onions into the chutney and mix it.
Garnish it with some coriander and pudina leaves.
Pulinje Pajji is ready to serve.
Can be eaten with any rice dish.