WATER AND INJI PULI

Inji Puli generates good saliva inside the body but can go bad if it touches the water while inside the jar! The handling of an open jar of Inji Puli is an important act to perform to increase the longevity and maturity of the spread. Inji Puli paste can go bad if it gets contaminated by water, even if little.

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TASTE OF INJI PULI

Inji Puli is a harmonious blend of five basic tastes such as (1) bitter (2) sweet (3) sour (4) salty and (5) hot. This unique combination follow Ayurvedic tradition to create a palatable herbal spread using a balance of ingredients that fits these categories.

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IS INJI HOT and SPICY?

One of the first question that we keep hearing from our new customers who visit us in the farmer's markets and other places is that whether Inji Puli , "hot and spicy?" . I found this question extremely complex  because there is no way anyone can give any straight answer as  these terms "hot and spicy"  essentially represents an amazing range of taste variations and spice combinations, which are evolved through several centuries human interactions with nature. I do understand the meaning of hot and spicy in a general sense as pepper hot or chilly hot which for many, is the "taste" which most likely they have acquired from "Indian restaurants". The term hot and spicy is thus linked to another two extremely complicated  words , India and restaurants.

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