Thursday, March 19, 2009

Pineapple Gojju





'GOJJU' is a sweet,sour and spicy gravy.
It goes well with Rice,Chapatis and Dosas...

Ingredients:


Pineapple(cut)- 2 cups
Jaggery - 1 tbsp
Tamarind juice - 2 tsp

For seasoning:

Oil- 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves- 3-4
Red chilli- 2-3
Hing- a pinch
Cilantro leaves(cut)- 1 tsp
Salt to taste

For the Masala:

Coconut(grated)-1/2 cup
Red Chilli/Red Chilli powder-4-5 nos
(If using red chilli powder)- 1 tbsp
Bengal gram- 1 tbsp
Black gram- 1 tsp
Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
Methi seeds-1/2 tsp
Sesame seeds-1 tsp


Method:

Dry roast Bengal gram,Black gram,Red Chili,Cumin,Methi seeds separately until golden brown.Grind all these ingredients in a mixer,add coconut and little water and grind it to a fine paste.
In a pan heat the oil,add mustard seeds.After it splutters add red chilli,turmeric,Hing,curry leaves.Add the cut pineapples and fry for 5 mins or until its done.Add Tamarind juice,jaggery and boil for a minute or two.Now add the ground paste,salt and bring it to boil.Simmer for 10 mins until the GOJJU thickens.Garnish with Cilantro leaves and serve hot.

6 comments:

Happy cook said...

Just looking to the pic makes me drool.

Asha said...

LOVE the masala, must try with other veggies. Thanks for the recipe, looks delicious! :)

Trupti said...

looks delicious

RupaMohan said...

Thanks- Happy cook,Asha,Trupti

Deepa Hegde said...

Yummy, my mouth just watered ... which reminds me that I have pinapple in my fridge. Will try making pineapple gojju. We call it "kairasa" as coconut is used. You could also use bittergourd , okra and it will turn out just as good !

Anonymous said...

Rupa,

I really miss this with masala dosa, did try making it once but in vain.
Thanks for posting the recipe :)
Hope you and your family are doing well.

Roopa
(in case you don't remember me, we met at Deepu/Divya's party in phoenix :))

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