Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Tamarind Gojju

When we think of 'Gojju' our mouth starts watering.This 'Gojju' recipe was shared by my friend Rekha.I had this in her place when we visited her and the taste was fabulous.You gotto try this recipe to enjoy it....


Tamarind- 250gms/1 packet
Jaggery(powdered)- 3/4 cup
Green chillies- 15 nos

Coriander seeds-2 tbsp
Fenugreek seeds- 1 tbsp
Sesame seeds- 4 tbsp
Pepper corn- 1 tbsp
Coconut(dry)- 4 tbsp
Red Chilli powder- 1 tbsp

For seasoning:

Peanut/Vegetable Oil- 4 tbsp
Mustard seeds- 2 tsp
Cumin seeds- 2 tsp
Hing- 1/2 tsp
Red Chillies- 6-8
Curry Leaves- 10-15
Turmeric- 1 tsp


Soak Tamarind in water and extract the juice.

Dry roast Coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds, sesame seeds and coconut powder.Powder them and keep it aside.

Heat the oil in a thick bottomed cooking vessel, add the mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add dry red chillis, cumin seeds, hing and fry for a second. Next add the slit green chillis, curry leaves and fry for a minute. Then add the tamarind extract and let it cook until it slightly thickens. Then add jaggery,red Chilli powder and the roasted powders(Coriander,Fenugreek,Sesame,Coconut) Then, cook till water is completely evaporated and oil floats while tamarind thickens. Remove from heat and let it cool. You can store it in a bottle and refrigerate it.

Mix this Tamarind Gojju with rice.You can also fry peanuts and add to this gojju, when mixing with rice.Do not add peanuts to the gojju you want to store as peanuts will get soft.

1 comment:

Happy cook said...

Yes it is indeed mouth wattering. Drool :-)

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