Green brinjal,gongura(sour leaves) curry. The red stemmed variety is more sour than the green stemmed variety. Gongura is a rich source of iron, vitamins, folic acid and anti-oxidants essential for human nutrition. Gongura is popular in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Manipur, Tripura and also Mizoram.
Instead of the gongura greens, I have used the bottled gongura pickle. Gongura is also known as sorrel leaves, chukka or ambada bhaji.. Wash the sorrel leaves and add to pressure cooker. You can cook Green brinjal,gongura(sour leaves) curry using 10 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Green brinjal,gongura(sour leaves) curry
- You need 6 of Green brinjal.
- Prepare 2 cups of Gongura leaves(sour leaves).
- You need 1/4 cup of Boiled Brown lobia.
- It’s 1 medium of Onion chopped.
- It’s 6 of Green chillies.
- You need 1 tsp of Ginger garlic paste.
- Prepare 1/2 tsp of Garam masala.
- It’s To taste of Salt.
- You need 1/4 tsp of Red chilli powder.
- It’s 4 tsp of Oil.
Add two chopped onions and add three chopped tomatoes. Tomatoes are the main ingredient in bhaji recipe.it makes our bhaji sweet and sour taste. Cut three green chillies and add to pressure cooker. Add a spoon of ginger and garlic paste.
Green brinjal,gongura(sour leaves) curry step by step
- Add red chilli powder,garam masala,salt,boiled Lobia,1/2 cup of water and mix it well. Cover with lid and cook for 5 min..
- Heat a kadai along with 1tsp,add gongura leaves,green chillies and fry for 2 min and make a fine paste..
- Heat a Kadai along with 3 tsp oil,add chopped onions and saute for 3-4 min..
- Add ginger garlic paste and saute for 2 min. Add brinjal pieces and saute for 3 min and cover with lid and cook for 5 min..
- Add gongura paste,mix it well and cook for 2 min..
By adding tamarind juice brinjal curry turns to an excellent sour taste, cook for five minutes and serve. We can also add brinjal in our diet as it is a low-calorie diet. Serve the brinjal curry with biryani, which is most popular biryani with baingan ka katta. Gongura leaves are sour in taste and this leafy vegetable is mostly used in Telugu Cuisines. Gongura dal is very tasty when served hot with papads and vadiyams or even potato chips.
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