Puliogare Mix | Pulikachal

Posted on May 8th, 2009

After posting series of sweet recipes, today am here with easy pulikachal or puliogare mix (gojju) recipe. We just have to mix rice with this mixture and enjoy puliogare :)

Update (09/11/2010): I have posted another version of making puliyogare paste/mix. Hope you enjoy both the versions!

Pulikachal | Puliogare mix (Gojju)

Pulikachal | Puliogare mix (Gojju)


Tamarind: Lemon sized ball (This is how my mom gives the measurement :D )
Fenugreek seeds (Methi): 1 tbsp
Bengal gram (Chana dal): 1/2 tbsp
Red chilies: 4
Red chili powder: 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp
Salt: as per taste
Any cooking oil- 2-3 tsp
Gingelly oil: 1 tsp
Asafetida: a pinch
Curry leaves: few

Preparation method

  • Soak the tamarind in water and prepare a thick tamarind paste.
  • Roast the methi seeds and Chana dal and powder it.
  • Heat oil and do seasoning with mustard seeds, red chilies, asafetida and curry leaves.
  • Now add the tamarind paste.
  • Add turmeric powder, salt, powdered methi chana dal mixture and chili powder.
  • Allow it to boil.
  • Finally add curry leaves and remove it from the stove top.
  • Now add 1 tsp of gingelly oil.
  • Easy pulikachal / puliogare mix is ready.

We can also add peanuts to this recipe. Mix this with hot rice and serve with papadam / vadam :)

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8 Responses to “Puliogare Mix | Pulikachal”

  1. Sree vidya Says:

    Wow! I can smell it, Anu. This is my all time fav.
    Even I made this last week
    Sometimes when you do not have the mood to eat anything, just dreaming abt puliyodharai serves as an appetizer.


  2. mahimaa Says:

    yummy puliogare… love it.


  3. Pooja Says:

    Can smell the aroma of it Anu..Having it handy helps us in busy days..


  4. gururajan Says:

    i like smell and taste. adhu naakukku adhighamana phalam kotukkum.


  5. vicky Xavier Says:

    Pulikachal looks mouthwatering. I m drooling:)


  6. Rajani Says:

    Hi Anu,

    Now I knew how Puliogare Mix is prepared in some parts. Actually I went to satyanarayana puja, one of the Aunty made this mix and she gave it to host, she said we just have to mix it with rice. I was intrigued what was in there. Thanks to you……… I will book mark this recipe Anu.



  7. gowri Says:

    Hi Anu
    Thanks for visiting my gowrisrecipes blogspot and leaving your comments.
    Your recipe is simple and easy. Do keep visiting my blog and I will continue to visit yours. Good Luck.


  8. lissie Says:

    pulikachal is my daughter’s favorite! yummy recipe…


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