2 tsp dried manathakali
1/4 cup finely chopped onions-optional
1/4-1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
Tamarind grape size-extract water-adjust to the heat
2 tsp hot cayenne powder
2 tsp coriander powder
2 tbsp thick coconut Milk
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
Chopped cilantro leaves
3 tbsp sesame oil
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard and cumin seeds when it splutters add manathakali stir well and quickly add onions and cook till onions are translucent.Add tomatoes and stir cook for few more mins till the tomatoes are nicely mashed.Add cayenne,coriander,salt and turmeric powder.Stir to blend well then add tamarind extract,plain water and let cook for few minutes.Add coconut milk,chopped cilantro leaves and cook till the pulusu thickens a bit.Enjoy hot with rice.
Note-Cayenne and coriander powder can be substituted with machine milled chilli,coriander powder.