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Puli Inji Recipe | Inji Puli Recipe | How to Make Puli Inji

Puli Inji Recipe with step by step pictures. Popular kerala recipe made with ginger, tamarind, spices which is cooked together to a thick jam like consistency.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Condiments
Cuisine Indian, Kerala
Servings 8 servings
Calories 74 kcal


  • 1 cup Ginger made into paste
  • 5 Green chilli made into paste
  • 1 big lemon size Tamarind / Puli dissolved in water
  • 5 tbsp Jaggery / Sarkarai / Vellam
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder / Manjal podi / Haldi
  • 2 tsp Chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil

For Tempering:

  • 3 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds / Kaduku
  • ½ tsp Fenugreek seeds / Vendayam
  • 2 Dry red chilli-2
  • 1 tsp Asafoetida / Hing / Kayapodi
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves


  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a kadai and add ginger and green chilli and mix well.
  • Add in turmeric powder and chilli powder and mix well.
  • Season with salt and mix well. Pour in tamarind juice and let it come to a boil.
  • Simmer for 10-15 mins until it thickens up.
  • Throw in jaggery and mix well. Let this bubble for 5 mins till it get thickens.
  • Now make the tempering by heating oil along with mustard, fenugreek, dry chilli, hing, curry leaves.
  • Pour this over the inchi and mix well.
  • Serve with rice and any gravy.


Nutrition Facts
Puli Inji Recipe | Inji Puli Recipe | How to Make Puli Inji
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 74 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 10mg0%
Carbohydrates 0.3g0%
Fiber 0.2g1%
Sugar 0.04g0%
Protein 0.1g0%
Vitamin A 148IU3%
Vitamin C 0.004mg0%
Calcium 2mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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