Pineapple Gojju is a sweet and spicy side dish prepared using Pineapple. Gojju generally means sweet, spicy, and sour gravy.
Time Required: 15 Minutes
1 Cup Pineapple pieces
1 tbsp Tamarind pulp
1 or 2 Green Chilies, Slit (Optional)
2 tbsp Gojjina pudi (Gojju masala powder)
½ Cup Fresh Coconut, Grated
2 tsp Oil
½ tsp Mustard Seeds
1/4 tsp of Turmeric Powder
A pinch of Hing / Asafoetida
Few Curry leaves
½ Cup Jaggery
Salt to taste
Cook Pineapple pieces with water and little salt and sieve. Keep cooked Pineapple aside. 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, Green Chilies, and Curry leaves. Next add the cooked Pineapple pieces and stir-fry.
Add Tamarind pulp, Masala paste, Salt.
Add 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.
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