PINEAPPLE GOJJU/GRAVY

Pineapple can be consumed fresh, cooked, juiced, or preserved.  It is very rich in vitamin c and manganese.  It is consumed raw, cut into pieces along with salt for taste.

Pineapple is widely used in preparing dishes.  One of the popular recipe is Gojju/gravy.  Today let us see how to prepare Pineapple Gojju/Gravy.  It is very easy to prepare and tasty too, liked by all age groups.


Ingredients :
Pineapple pieces                      1 cup
Methi/Fenugreek                    1/4 tsp
Urad Dhal                                 1 tsp
Coriander seeds                       1/2 tsp
Grated coconut                        1/2 cup
Red chillies                               5-6
Poppy seeds/gasagase           1/4 tsp
Til/Ellu                                     1/5 tsp
Curry leaves                            4-5
Turmeric                                  one pinch
Jaggery                                    lemon size or as reqd.
Tamarind                                lemon size
Mustard seeds                       1/4 tsp
Oil                                            2 tsp
Salt to taste

Method :

Remove the skin of pineapple and cut into small pieces.  Save some pieces to grind with masala.

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy

Take a pan and dry roast methi seeds, urad dhal, coriander seeds, poppy seeds, red chillies, grated coconut and finally add til, one by one until golden colour.

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy

Transfer the roasted ingredients to a mixie jar. Grind for 1-2mins into coarse powder.

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy

Now add 2 tsp pineapple pieces and tamarind to grind into a smooth paste.

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy

Take a pan with 1 tsp oil add mustard, when it splutter add curry leaves.

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy

Now add pineapple pieces and saute for a minute.

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy

Add a cup of water,close the lid and cook for 4-5 mins.

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy

When pineapple is cooked to soft, add the grounded masala, salt to taste, jaggery, turmeric and mix well.

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy

Add required amount of water and cook for 4-5mins.

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy

Pineapple Gojju is ready to serve.

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy

Pineapple Gojju can be consumed with hot rice, chapati, dosa.

Pineapple Gojju/Gravy
Tips :
If Pineapple is very tangy you can avoid tamarind and also add more jaggery to get required taste.  If consistency is too thick add more water and cook.

Shyla Nagesh

http://brahmin.kitchen

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