Friday, January 21, 2011

GONGURA CHUTNEY(SORREL LEAVES CHUTNEY)

Gongura leaves(Sorrel leaves in english)
Gongura chutney
Ingredients:
  • Gongura leaves - 2 Bunches-make sure you take only the leaves!
  • Methi/Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 to 3/4 tsp
  • Dry Red Chillies - 5-6
  • Black pepper-1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida -a pinch
  • mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
  • Dry coconut(shredded) - 1 cup
  • oil
  • salt
How to make:
  • Wash the gongura leaves well and strain the extra water.
  • Take a saucepan and add 1 tsp oil and season with asafoetida .Now fry the gongura leaves in that.
  • Keep it aside.
  • Now add 2 tsp oil and add methi seeds,dry chillies .(make sure it does not get burnt)
  • Grind the fried methi ,chillies,fried gongura leaves,1 cup shredded dry copra ,black pepper and salt without adding much water(as the leaves will be already sticky)
  • Add 1 tsp oil and season the gongura chutney with asafoetida ,mustard  seeds .
  • Now the gongura chutney is ready!
  • Tastes best with hot rice !
Nutrition Value:
Gongura is a very rich source of Iron, vitamins, folic acid and anti-oxidants essential for human nutrition.

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