Thursday, 29 September 2011

Orange Peel Gojju / ಕಿತ್ತಳೆ ಸಿಪ್ಪೆಯ ಗೊಜ್ಜು

ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ಓದಲು ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಕ್ಲಿಕ್ ಮಾಡಿ.

This is one of the authentic recipes of Malnad region. Everybody knows that the orange peel is used for face pack. using the same orange peel, wonderful Gojju can be prepared very easily! Taste of this gojju will be little sweetish with the hint of spice and tanjiness. Nice flavor of orange will enhance the taste of the gojju. This can be had as a side dish with rice.


Preparation time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 - 5

Ingredients:
Orange peel - 1/4th peel of a medium size orange
Grated coconut - 3/4 cup
Dry red chillies - 3
Urad dal - 1 spoon
Mustard seeds - 1/4 spoon
Sesame seeds - 1 spoon
Pinch of asafoetida
Oil - 2 spoon
Tamarind - around 1 1/2 spoon (can use raw or pulp)
Jaggery - 3 tbsp or more
Water

Method:
Heat around 1 cup of water and bring to boil. Put the orange peel in the boiling water and cook for 5 minutes.
Squeeze off the water from the peel and keep aside.
Heat oil and add red chilli pieces, urad dal, mustard seeds, sesame seeds and asafoetida. Fry them nicely and grind them along with orange peel, tamarind and grated coconut into the consistency of Chutney.
Add salt and jaggery to the ground paste and boil it for 5 minutes.
It can be used for 2 days if kept outside the fridge. You can preserve this gojju in the fridge for a week.
 

10 comments:

  1. That's a cool idea ....i have orange peel should try ..thanks for sharing

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  2. Orange peel thambli and gojju are both my fav..:) But ofcourse there are endless versions of the gojju..Your looks like a keeper.. :)) And thx Vani for visiting my space..Happy to follow u too..Was already been following u on FB :)) And are u from Malnad/ N. Kart??? Then i shall look forward to authentic mouthwatering recipes of that region..I love N. Kart delicacies!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  3. This is very new to me. BTW sounds delicious. Love it.

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  4. This is so new to me and sounds awesome! Nice recipe!

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  5. Thank you Priti, Prathima, Deeksha and Raji :)

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  6. @ Prathima: Yeah, you are true :) I'm from the malnad region and sure, u can expect lot more varieties like this :)

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  7. never thought of using orange in a currry....yummy, tangy, tasty...

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  8. a new recipe to me, sounds great n delicious..

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  9. Very new to me,luvly disply with a yumm click.Luv it really.

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  10. Thanks Roshan, Sobha & Christy Gerald :)

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