Thursday, March 19, 2009

Pineapple Gojju

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


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


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.


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...


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.

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

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