Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Pineapple Gojju

1 canned (small) crushed pineapple
1 table sp sesame seeds
1 table sp urad dhal
1 table sp channa dhal
3 red chillies
2 green chillies
1 tsp chick peas
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp tamarind paste
a small piece of jagerry OR 1 table sp brown sugar
1/2 cup grated coconut
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
4-5 table sp's Oil for frying
1 tsp mustard seeds

  • Dry fry sesame seeds, urad dhal, channa dhal, red chillies and asafoetida till they all turn roast(frying time 5-6 mins) Grind the fried ingredients with green chillies, chick peas, tamarind paste, jaggery (or brown sugar) and grated coconut to a smooth paste (add little water while grinding).
  • In the meantime, keep oil in a kadai and let it heat for a minute.
  • Then put mustard seeds and turmeric powder and allow mustard seeds to pop.
  • Then put the canned crushed pineapple to it and fry the pineapple for about 15 mins approximately.
  • Later on, add the ground paste to the fried pineapple and fry further 10 mins.
  • Add salt according to taste.
  • Remove kadai from the heat.
  • This goes well as a side dish with chapatis or rice & rasam and can be
  • eaten hot or cold.


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