Methi Goju

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Methi seeds - 1/2 cup
  • Tamarind paste - 1 small cup
  • Tamarind - 1 small piece
  • Til (sesame seeds) - 1 tbsp
  • Fresh coconut (grated) - A handful
  • Turmeric powder - 2 tbsp
  • Channa (white, split) - 2 tbsp (for chutneys)
  • Red chilli - 4-5
  • Jaggery - small piece
  • Mustard - 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - 2-3 stems
  • Oil - 4-5 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Methi Goju

  • Roast the methi seeds in a pan on low flame for 5 mins (don't let the seeds turn black).
  • Grind the seeds (not too finely) and keep aside.
  • Grind the til, red chilli, tamarind, jaggery, coconut and channa into a fine paste using a little water.
  • Pour the powdered methi in a vessel, add a cup water and let it cook.
  • Keep adding water as methi needs a lot of water to cook.
  • After some time, add salt, turmeric, tamarind paste and continue cooking.
  • After 10 mins, add the til-coconut-jaggery paste and let the mixture boil until it turns thick like chutney.
  • Add more jaggery or tamarind if it tastes bitter.
  • Add a tadka of mustard, oil and curry leaves.
  • Serve hot with rice and ghee or with roti.