In Tamil-Pulicha Keerai & in Telugu – Gongura is a healthy green leaves with a sour taste. Tastes yummy when grinded with dry red chillies and roasted Coriander seeds. It is said that these leaves cures
Servings: 4 Persons
Fresh Gongura Leaves – 1 handful
Dry Red Chillies – 5 nos.
Coriander Seeds – 2 tsp (Dhaniya)
Black Urad Dhal- 2tsp (Uluntham Paruppu)
Either Ginger 1 inch cube (or) Garlic 6 cloves
Salt – to taste
Sesame Oil – 3 tsp (Nallennai)
Mustard – ½tsp
Heat 1tsp of oil in a pan. Roast all the above ingredients (except mustard & green leaves) in medium flame, keep aside.
Sauté the green leaves for 5 minutes in low flame.
Grind all the above with salt in a Electric Mixer to paste. Sprinkle water if necessary.
Heat remaining oil in the pan, add mustard, wait till it sputters, add the chutney to the pan, in low flame, wait till it boils.
Dole out yummy Sour Gongura Chutney for rice / idly / dosai.
When mixing with rice, try along with chopped fresh onions.. it tastes yummy!!
Store in a air tight container & refrigerate upto a month.