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Saturday, February 9, 2013

Thondekayi Hannu Gojju

Ingredients:
25 - 30 Tindora / Thondekayi
Grape sized Jaggary
Small grape sized Tamarind
2 Green Chillies
1 small Onion
Salt to taste
1 tsp Mustard seeds
Pinch of Asafetida powder
5 - 6 Curry leaves
1 tsp Oil

Recipe:

Wash the tindoras, remove the edges as shown in the picture below.

Mash the tindoras using any hard material or stone as shown in the picture below.

Put mashed tindoras, little amount of water and salt in a pressure cooker container and cook.(2 whistles) Once the pressure goes off, mash them as shown in the picture below.

Put tamarind and little amount of water in a bowl, squeeze it and keep it aside. Chop onion, coriander leaves into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Add tamarind water, chopped ingredients, jaggary to the vessel containing mashed cooked tindoras. Mash green chillies and mix them well. Add salt, water if required.
Put mustard seeds and oil in a pan. Once it starts spluttering, add asafetida powder and keep it for few seconds. Add curry leaves and then add it to gojju. Mix well before serving. It goes well with rice.