Monday, November 29, 2010

Gongura Pacchadi -Version2

Hai friends today i am coming with the gongura pacchadi.I got this recipe from one of my friend Prasanna.One day when i am talking to her she told about this recipe  soon i felt mouthwatering and cant wait to try this recipe.I tried this recipe and we all enjoy this recipe .I hope u all love this.Lets go the recipe


Gongura Leaves-1 bunch
Green chillies-7 to 8(Acc to ur taste)
Coriander seeds-2 tsp
Tamarind -small lemon size
Curry Leaves-few
Garlic-15 to 20 pods
Ginger-small piece
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Jeera-1/2 tsp
Dry red chilli pieces-few
Oil-3 tsp


First remove the leaves from the stems and keep it aside.
Now clean well with water and drain the water.
Now in the cooker take all the leaves,tamarind,ginger ,green chillies ,turmeric and little water.
Cook this for 3 whistles.Wait until the pressure goes and gets cool.
IN the mean time we have to dry roast the coriander seeds.Fry until it changes the colour to light brown.Switch of the heat and keep it aside.
Now take the blender and add the cooked leaves,coriander seeds,few curry leaves,garlic,ginger and salt.Blend to smooth paste.
Now place another pan  and heat it.Add 1tsp of  oil to it and add the blended paste and fry until all the water gets evapourated .
Place the another add 2 tsp of oil .To this add 1 tsp of chanadal and 2 tsp of chopped garlic and fry until the chandadal changes the colour.Now add the mustard seeds and fry it when it starts to pop add the jeera
,few dry red chilli pieces,curry leaves mix it well.
To this add the chopped onions and fry until it changes to transparent.
At finally add the gongura paste and mix well.Fry for 1 minute.
Now transfer the paste to serving bowl.
Servin this with steamed rice.


  1. Wow! thanks Vineela for sharing the recipe..this is the recipe I was looking for..this is so good..

  2. Thank u very much Nithu.Yeah its nice recipe.

  3. Gongura pacchadi looks delicious. Nice recipe.

  4. I miss gongura so much Vineela. We are unable to get this where we live.

  5. Hey nice recipe....the pics are selfexplainatory...thx again.

  6. This is surely a different version, love gongura pachhadi though :)

  7. Hi gongura is good... but we cant make outside india.. because we dont know what we call that thing here in US. ?? any Help guys???

  8. Wow nice recipe usual hats off to ur patience on step by step pics..:)

    US Masala

  9. Ooooooh divine when we eat with rice..I am drooling.