May 11, 2023

Hagalakayi Gojju

Karela Or Hagalakayi Gojju (Kannada-word for Tamarind based curry) is delicious, spicy gravy of Karela  cooked with tangy tamarind. Enjoy with chapati or rice. A bit of sweet, tang and spice makes this bitter gourd super tasty !

Bittergourd is known as Hagalkaayi in Kannada or Karela in Hindi.

  1. Bitter Gourd-3-4  (finely chopped) 
    Hagalakayi Gojju 

  2. Oil-2 tspn
  3. Mustard – 1/2 tspn
  4. Jeera-1/2 tspn
  5. Chana dal-1 tsp
  6. Urad Dal-1 tsp
  7. Hing-pinch
  8. Turmeric pwd-1/2 tsp
  9. Tamrind juice-1-2 tsp
  10. Curry leaves few
  11. Rasam pwd-1-2 tbsp
  12. Jaggery - 3-4  tsp
  13. Dry coconut-1-2 tsp
  14. Salt to taste

In a kadai, add oil and add mustard, chana dal,urad dal, hing, turmeric pwd, curry leaves once done add Bitter Gourd and fry well. Next add Rasam (Saaru) powder, tamarind juice, jaggery, salt, water and mix well. Cook for 10-15 minutes till the gravy thickens. Add dry coconut and mix
Serve  Hagalakayi Gojju  hot with chapati or rice.

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