Easy Pineapple Gojju

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 canned (small) crushed pineapple.
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds.
  • 1 tbsp urad dhal.
  • 1 tbsp channa dhal.
  • 3 red chillies.
  • 2 green chillies.
  • 1 tsp chick peas.
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing).
  • 1/2 tsp tamarind paste.
  • a small piece of jaggery OR 1 tbsp brown sugar.
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut.
  • Salt to taste.
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder.
  • 4-5 tbsp's oil for frying.
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds.

How to Make Easy Pineapple Gojju

  • Dry fry sesame seeds, urad dal, channa dal, red chillies and asafoetida till they are brown (frying time 5-6 mins).
  • Grind the fried ingredients with green chillies, chickpeas, tamarind paste, jaggery (or brown sugar) and grated coconut to a smooth paste (add little water while grinding).
  • In the meantime, heat oil in a kadai and let it heat for a minute. Then put mustard seeds and turmeric powder, and allow mustard seeds to crackle.
  • Add the canned crushed pineapple and fry for about 15 mins approximately.
  • Later, add the ground paste to the fried pineapple and fry for a further 10 mins.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Remove kadai from heat.
  • Serve with chapattis or rice and rasam.