Pineapple Gojju

  • Food Type: Vegan

Recipe Type

Curry

 Cuisine By Region

Asian

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 1½ cup water, or as required
  • ¼ cup tamarind juice
  • 5 tsp jaggery / gud / bella
  • ½ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • salt to taste
for masala paste:
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds / til / ellu
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 2 tsp urad dal
  • ½ tsp methi / fenugreek seeds
  • 6 dried kashmiri red chilli / lal mirch
  • few curry leaves
  • ¾ cup coconut, fresh / desiccated
  • ½ cup water
for tempering:
  • 2 tsp coconut oil / any cooking oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 dried kashmiri red chilli, broken
  • few curry leaves

Instructions

  1. firstly, in a boil chopped pineapple with water for 10 minutes.
  2. meanwhile, prepare the masala by dry roasting sesame seeds. keep aside
  3. furthermore, roast urad dal, methi, dried red chilli and curry leaves with a tsp of oil.
  4. transfer to the blender.
  5. additionally, add coconut and water.
  6. blend to smooth paste. keep aside.
  7. now add in tamarind juice, jaggery, turmeric and salt.
  8. mix well. cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  9. now add in prepared masala paste and water as required.
  10. adjust the consistency by adding more water of required.
  11. simmer for another 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  12. boil till the colour of gojju / menaskai turns slightly blackish.
  13. pour tempering over menaskai.
  14. finally, serve pineapple gojju or pineapple menaskai along with hot steamed rice.

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