Pineapple Gojju is a sweet and spicy side dish prepared using Pineapple.
Time Required: 15 Minutes
1 Cup Pineapple pieces
1 tbsp Tamarind pulp
2 tbsp Gojjina pudi (Gojju masala powder)
½ Cup Fresh Coconut, Grated
2 tsp Oil
½ tsp Mustard Seeds
A pinch of Turmeric Powder
Few Curry leaves
½ Cup Jaggery
Salt to taste
Grind Coconut and Gojjina pudi to a paste. Add water if needed. Heat Oil in a kadai/pan and add Mustard Seeds and when they start to splutter, add Turmeric powder and Curry leaves. Next add the Pineapple pieces and stir-fry. Add Tamarind pulp, Masala paste, Salt and Jaggery and mix well. If the consistency is too thick, add half-cup water. Let it cook for 5 minutes. Remove to a serving bowl and serve Pineapple Gojju with Phulka, Huggi(Pongal), Dosa or plain Rice.
Instead of Pineapple, Capsicum, Fried Ladies Finger can be added.
Serve the Gojju in a Capsicum container. To make this, remove the seeds and the stalk and pour the Gojju inside it.