Gongura Niluva Pachadi

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Ingredients : 

Gongura Leaves : 1bunch
Sesame seeds : 3tbsp
Dry Redchillies : 3no
Tamarind paste : 2tsp
Chilli powder : 3tbsp(depends on taste)
Turmeric powder : pinch
Mustard Seeds : 1tbsp
Garlic pods : 6no(depends)
Salt : to Taste
Oil : 9tbsp

Procedure : 

1. Separate Gongura leaves from the stalks, Wash and dry them(if possible use towel , make sure dat leaves are completely dry)
2. Heat Oil(3tbsp) in a pan add Gongura leaves and  close with a tight lid ,cook till rawness disappears and it becomes sticky and soft. Turn Off the heat and let it cool.Now grind it into a smooth paste.

3. Meanwhile Heat separate pan add sesame seeds fry them for 3-5 mins in medium flame. turn off the heat and add dry red chilis and salt. let it cool, blend it into a powder(dont over grind)
4. Heat 4tbsp of Oil , add Gongura paste cook for 5-7 mins in a medium flame, now add tamarind paste and turmeric powder , cook for couple of mins. Add sesame redchilli powder to it and mix gently , Now add redchilli powder, salt by adjusting to ur taste, mix well.

5.Heat 2tbsp of Oil , once hot add mustard seeds and Garlic pods. cook for a min , now add above paste to it , mix gently and turn off the heat.let it cool. Store it in a air tight Container


Rach July 10, 2010 at 1:04 PM  

Looks so tempting! where do we get gongura leaves, maybe I can try this recipe, when I go for holidays :)

Satya July 10, 2010 at 1:14 PM  

wow asha it looks so delicious ...i love gongura pachadi but never prepared by my own as MIL used to do for me ...ur's looks wonderful

thanks for ur wishes dear..i will convey to him ...one day i will make cake like u but for that i will need ur help :)

Swathi July 10, 2010 at 1:14 PM  

Gongura seseme seeds pickle looks really good.

Priya July 10, 2010 at 2:47 PM  

Lipsmacking pachadi, looks awesome..

Umm Mymoonah July 10, 2010 at 4:41 PM  

Looks lipsmacking, when i was in college my friends used to bring this, i can still remember the taste. Thank you for sharing this.

aipi July 10, 2010 at 4:48 PM  

Looks so yummy.. bookmarked it...first time here and you have a lovely space and collection of recipes.. Do visit my blog sometime!

Turmericnspice July 10, 2010 at 11:03 PM  

Never had this dish...but have tasted gongura chatni and it was blissful :( sad we do not get gongura leaves where we live...else wld have tried it.

jais July 11, 2010 at 12:10 AM  

i had this 2 years back. the taste was so good. thanks for sharing the recipe

Vani July 11, 2010 at 11:18 AM  

Gongura and sesame sounds like a heavenly combo!

Jay July 11, 2010 at 2:06 PM  

Healthy n nice pachadi dear.

swarna November 24, 2010 at 10:25 AM  

just 10 min back mee receipe choosi chesanu. maa husband chaala bhagundhi annaru

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