Puli aval / hulisenu avaliki

puli aval tamarind aval
Aval(hard variety) – 2 cups
Tamarind – size of a small lime
grated coconut - 1 tbsp

For Seasoning
Mustard seeds 
channa dal
urad dal
red chillies - 4
sesame seeds
curry leaves

  • Soak tamarind in water and extract the juice.
  • Wash the aval well.
  • Add the tamarind juice to the aval and soak it for about 15 mins. (May be less if the aval is thin)
  • Now heat the pan, Add oil. When the oil is hot, add the items in the season and saute it for few mins.
  • Now add the tamarind aval mix and mix it well.
  • Add salt and now add coconut.
  • Yummy aval is now ready. Serve it hot.

I am sending this entry to Mahimaa's 15 min cooking

This entry also goes to EC's WYF's Easy cooking

puli aval


Uma said...

ooh, this so yummy! looks so good. :)

sowmya said...

oh I love puli aval..long time I made this..i usually make the onion poha..will make this vrsion soon..

Sharmilee! :) said...

Aval in tamarind flavour...My tongue tickles on reading itself...:) Will try it soon!

Asha said...

That looks yummy. Hunisehannu Avalakki is a must try but after I come back. Have a wonderful weekend!:)

Ashwini said...

This is my favourite with tamarind. looks yummm.

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Looks yummy and mouthwatering...

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

wow. this one sounds yummy. never tried.. but i like tamarind based dishes.

Cham said...

Totally new, sure to try list!

Prathibha said...

First time here.....Even i hv samething in my drafts...:)

Ammu said...

Lovely recipe. Adding tamarind is new to me. Will try ur version soon. Thanks for sharing.

Madhumathi said...

Puli aval is my fav snack.Looks very yum!!

Sujatha said...

looks great & a lovely snack! a new recipe to me..

EC said...

We make this too..nice tangy flavour..looks so tempting, thanks for participating

Pavithra said...

This so yummy! looks so good!!!!!!!!!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

hey i tried this for dinner today. it was so yummy madhu.. tangy and tasty. thanks.

Ammu said...

Thats lovely. Sure to try.

Vibaas said...

i love this. looks so yum!

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

woww..its absolute yumm..fst time here..u got a nice blog..and healthy recipes..

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Viki's Kitchen said...

puli aval looks so quick and delicious.

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Hari Chandana said...

Looks soo good..very tempting.. thanks for the recipe :)

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SriLekha said...

wow! looks yum n delicious!

Ammu said...

Looks delicious with tangy flavour. Yummy :)

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CHAITRA said...

Yummy!!!Lovely way to start a day!!!
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SriLekha said...

wow! its looking so good!
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SriLekha said...

wow! that's looking yummy!

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Kolipaiyan said...

I will give a try and let you know my feedback sooooooooon!

Kolipaiyan said...

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ARUNA said...

Looks so yumm!

Shanthi said...

Perfect and colourful

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Srikitchen said...

looks yummy!