Monday, July 14, 2008

Gongura Pachadi

Ingredients :

Gongura bunches - 1 lb(1/2 kg)

Tarmarind - 1/4 to 1/2 size of lemon

Green chillies - 6 to 8

Red chilli - 1

Curry leaves - 4

Garlic cloves - 15(small)

Jeera - 1/4 tbl spoon

Mustard seeds - 1/4 tbl spoons

Chana dal - 1/2 tbl spoon

Oil - 5 tbl spoons

Salt - to taste

Onion - 1 (chopped)

Procedure :

1.Separate gongura leaves from the stems. Wash gongura leaves and keep in cooker and then add green chillies,garlic cloves - 5,Jeera,tarmarind and add little water in that(1/2 tea cup).Pressue cook for 2 whistles.

2.Now take that from cooker drain the water add little salt and graind that cooked gongura leaves.

3.Take pan add oil and heat it.Now add mustard seeds,chana dal,red chilli,garlic cloves- 10,curry leaves for 2mins.

4.Now add grainded gongura and fry for 15 to 20mins.

5.Add chopped onions in that and have with hot rice. Add little oil in rice and have it.


  1. I never made gongura, looks good.

  2. My hubby's fav dish. But i wont get here

  3. Have heard of this andhra special food with gongura...thanks for sharing

  4. Looks awesome! I haven't been able to get my hands on gongura this summer here... Will try when I get some! :)

  5. I always enjoyed Gongura pachadi for its spicy flavor.Thanks for positng your recipe

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