Saturday, June 30, 2007

Gummadikaya Gojju

This dish with Butternut squash or Red pumpkin is very simple and does not involve onions or tomatoes yet tastes great. Its called Parakikay in Tamil and Gummadikaya in Telugu. This is our all time favorite which goes well with anything.

Here you go for the things needed

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 20 mins
Cuisine : Andhra

Ingredients Needed

Gumadikaya (Red pumpkin ) - 500 gms
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Dhanai powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds for seasoning
Curry leaves
Garlic - 5 pods crushed
Jaggary - 1 tsp
Ground pw- 2 tbsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
ghee - 1 tsp

Method to prepare:

Chop red pumpkin. Heat oil, add mustard, curry leaves, garlic and pumpkin. Put in high flame for it mix well.

Add turmeric, salt, chilli and dhania powder. Mix well and simmer it for 10 mins.

Then add jaggary and cook for few mins. In the end add groundnut powder.Cook for 5 mins

Before bringing it down, add ghee.

This goes well with rotis and rice.

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Jyothi said...

Hi Srivalli, really fantastic and healthy recipe. Till now i didn't prepare any gummadikaya recipe. I want to try this. Thanks for sharing.

BTW I added your blog name in my blogger's list. Keep on coming dear.

priar's, said...

Hi srivalli,
ur gojju looks yummy and procedure is very clear to understand,Thanks for sharing.

bee said...

how does one translate 'gojju'? does it mean curry or dry veggie?

Srivalli said...

Thanks Jyothi...yes this is sure is...thanks for adding me

Welcome Sena...

Bee..Its a thick gravy with the gravy coating the veggie well. We call the running gravy as Pulusu and thicker version as gojju...

Vini K said...

Looks good,Srivalli.the past pic is absolutely tempting.

indosungod said...

Gojju looks really tasty. I cook pumpkin either as a poriyal or sometimes in Sambhar. This looks very simple and I am going to try it soon.

Suganya said...

Never heard of Parangikkai gojju. Thx for the recipe!

archana said...

This is a nice recipe.Thanx for sharing :)

Srivalli said...

Thanks Vini

Do try and let me know indosun

Welcome Suganya, archana

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