Thursday, January 10, 2019

CUCUMBER RAW CURRY KARNATAKA STYLE / SOUTHEKAYI HASI GOJJU


Southekayi Hasi Gojju is a simple uncooked preparation made with cucumber with some basic ingredients always available in our kitchens. It is served as an accompaniment with akki roti, dosa pulao etc etc.. It is cool and light on the stomach like a raita and a perfect dish to make in summer.
Gojju is basically a curry made with fruit or a vegetable with a ground coconut based mixture along with few other basic ingredients. Karnataka Cuisine has a variety of gojju recipes and this is a must in every feast or a wedding.



Ingredients:
Cucumber .... 1 (about 1 cup of small pieces)

For Grinding:
Grated coconut ... 1/4 cup
Green chillies ..... 1-2
Ginger ............... 1 small piece
Coriander leaves .. 1/4 cup
Curry leaves ........ few
Tamarind ............ small gooseberry size
Jaggery ............. 1/2 tsp
Roasted chana dal ... 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds ...... 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds .... 1/8 tsp
Turmeric powder .... 1/8 tsp
Salt ....................... to taste

For Tempering:
Mustard seeds ........... 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida ................ 1 pinch
Curry leaves ........... few
Oil ..................... 1 tbsp

Method:

Wash the cucumber well and wipe with a kitchen towel. Cut it into small pieces after tasting for bitterness. You may peel the skin if you like.




Grind together all the ingredients mentioned in the list adding little water.









Transfer into a bowl and stir in the cucumber pieces.









Heat oil and fry the tempering ingredients. Add them to the prepared gojju.









Recipe Source : The Culinary Peace

2 comments:

  1. What a heavenly soulful recipe.Keep sharing more. I hope you will like Badam Barfi https://amazingshining.com/indian-desserts-badam-barfi-recipe/

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