Saturday, July 10, 2010
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
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