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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Chinese Orange Gojju

Ingredients:
25 - 30 Chinese Oranges
1 - 2 Green Chillies
1 tsp Chilly powder
1 - 1.5 tsp Rasam powder / Sambar powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
3 - 4 large lemon sized Jaggary
Salt to taste
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
5 - 6 Curry leaves
1 - 2 broken Red Chillies
Big pinch of Asafoetida powder
2 tsp Oil

Recipe:

Wash the Chinese Oranges, remove the seeds and cut them into medium sized pieces as shown in the picture below. Cut the green chillies into two halves.

Put 1 tsp oil, cumin seeds in a heavy bottomed vessel and heat. Once it starts spluttering, add chopped oranges, green chillies, salt, turmeric powder and fry them for about 1-2 mins in medium flame.

Add jaggary, chilly powder, rasam/sambar powder, sufficient amount of water(3-4 cups) and cook them well.

Put 1 tsp oil, mustard seeds, broken red chillies in a pan and fry. As soon as it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, asafoetida powder and keep this in low flame for about 10-20 seconds. Add this seasoning to Gojju. Mix well before serving. It goes well with Rice & Ghee, Rice & Curd combination.