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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Gongura Pachadi (Red sorrel leaves pickle)



Ingredients:-

Gongura (red sorrel leaves) 1 kg
 Dry red chillies 250 gms
Cumin (jelakara) seeds 4 tsp
Coriander seeds (daniyalu) 4 tsp
Fenugreek seeds (mentulu)4 tsp
Oil 7 tbsp
Garlic (velipayalu) 4
Turmeric (pasupu) a pinch (chitikadu)
Hing (inguva) a  pinch (chitikadu)
Salt as per taste

Seasoning
Channa dal (senagapappu) 4 tsp
Mustard seeds (avalu) 4 tsp
Udad dal (minapappu) 4 tsp

Method:-

Wash gongura leaves and live in the sun to dry till water evapourates.
Take a pan with 2 tbsp of oil.Add red chillies,coriander,fenugreek,cumin and fry.Let it cool and make a coarse powder.Keep aside.
In the same pan remove oil and fry gongura leaves on a low flame.The leaves changes its colour and the quantity is reduced to half.
Once the leaves are cool enough,grind them with 3 garlic,turmeric powder,salt and the powder which you made it before.Don't grind it into smooth paste ,it should be coarse.
Then in a another pan take the remaining oil.When oil is hot add the seasoning,remaining garlic (crushed) and hing.
Then add the gongura paste and saute for a 2 minutes.

This pickle can be stored for one year.

PS:-I have scheduled few post after this and i am off for a month or so as i am relocating to india.Will come back soon.................

22 comments:

  1. one of our favorite pickle..it have a very unique taste..andra's special pickle.looks so delicious

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  2. nice n delicious pickle,perfect for any dish

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  3. Wow mouth watring sritha gongura pachadi looks so tempting...

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  4. I love this pickle, ony ate them in India never made myself. Drool.

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  5. Love this pickle, although never tried at home. Ur clicks are very tempting.

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  6. Mouthwatering pickles, makes me drool..

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  7. Looks so spicy and tempting pickle.....

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  8. i have tasted them only in restaurants.love it

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  9. Tasty and spicy and tangy. Great color.

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  10. Gongura pickle looks spicy n yummy yum .Yet to try this.Thanks for the recipe dear.

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  11. This is my favorite pickle which I'd love to have with curd rice!

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  12. Never tried sorrel before dish looks wonderful.

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  13. I simply love it Varunavi and it has come really well, I love the pic. Good luck with your relocation to India :)

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  14. Luks very healthy n yummy side dish.

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  15. Ummm this is so gud...looks gr8...reminded me the wonderful taste...I have in my blog too and this looks delicious

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  16. Looks delicious!! Enjoy your India trip!!

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  19. Love the color..spicy and tasty!

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