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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Pineapple Gojju-Sweet and Tangy Curry


Gojju-A Karnataka delicacy-Sweet,Tangy Spicy Curry.Its mandatory side dish in all the karnataka weddings.Gojju is typically made with pineapple.You can also use raw mango,capsicum,dry rasins.I have even tried with fresh grapes.Tastes great as a side dish with any kind lunch and dinner.Make it with sambar rice n curd rice and you will love it!
Recently we were strolling around in botanical garden and saw some pineapple plants(check out the pic) that's when I started to crave for pineapple gojju.While coming back to home,i made a stop at walmart and picked up pineapple  to make some yumm gojju...



urad dal-11/2 Tbspn
white sesame seeds-1/2 Tbpn
Cumin seeds-1/2 tspn
Dry chillies-5-6
Dry coconut-3/4 cup
tamarind- lemon size
pineapple chopped-2 cup
turmeric- 1 pinch
jaggery-1 Tbspn.
Hing/asafetida-1 pinch
oil-1 Tbspn
mustard seeds-1/4 teaspoon
salt to taste

Masala Paste

Dry roast separately urad dal,cumin,sesame seeds till golden brown.Roast dry red chillies with few drops of oil for few seconds.
Lets grind urad dal,cumin,dry coconut,dry chillies,seasame,turmeric,hing.Add little water and make a very smooth paste.


Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds,when it pops up add chopped pineapple.Fry for 2 min.
Squeeze out tamarind juice and add to it.
Add salt,jaggery and let it boil for 7 min.
Next add the grinded paste and boil it for 6 min.
Refridgerate in air tight container for 4-5 days!Enjoy with your meals.

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