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Gongura pachadi

Gongura pachadi is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
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Serves 4
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Gongura pachadi is a signature Andhra chutney, a mouth-watering blend of fresh, ground gongura(sorrel) leaves spiced with red and greeen chillies.


2 bunch - fresh Gongura leaves

2 tsp - Coriander seeds

1 tsp - Cumin seeds

1/2 tsp - Fenugreek seeds

1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds

1/4 tsp - Turmeric

1/4 tsp - asafetida

6 - Green chillies

2 - dry Red Chillies

2 tbsp - oil

Salt as required.


  1. In a pan pour a tsp of oil, add gongura leaves and fry until the leaves start to shrivel and lose colour.
  2. Transfer the leaves to a plate and keep aside to cool.
  3. Now, add the rest of the oil to the same pan and add mustard seeds.
  4. When they splutter, add cumin seeds along with coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds, green and red chillies and stir really well.
  5. To this add the turmeric and asafoetida and mix well.
  6. Cook well and remove from the flame and leave aside to cool.
  7. When the mixture cools, grind them into a fine paste along with the leaves adding a little amount of water if needed.
  8. Recipe courtesy: Trendy Relish

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