Andhra Gongura Pacchadi/ chutney and ONE USEFUL BLOGGER NOTE-Favicon

Gongura! is flavorful and tangy leafy vegetable, mostly available in south India especially Andhra. I love this chutney very much, because of its tangy taste. Just with chutney I can finish the full bowl of rice. Few days back I got it in Indian grocery store I already made Gongura and chanadal curry and now I made this wonderful chutney.

  • Big bunch of fresh gongura / red sorrel (wash and separate leaves from the stalks and leave them out to dry)
  • 10 whole dry red chilies (or you can use green chili)
  • 11/2ts cumin seeds
  • 11/2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsps oil
  • salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp oil (pickle made with red chilies needs more oil than green chilies)
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 whole dry red chillies
  • 1 stalk of curry leaves (optional)
Onions for seasoning.

First dry roast cuimin seeds,Red chili/green chili (note: If you are using green chili roast them with 1ts of oil) and coriander seeds, and add them to mixe/ grinding jar. Now heat 2ts of oil in a pan and add gongura and saute until it changes its color and becomes mushy. Let it cook and shift this in to the grinding jar. Add salt to taste and gring this mixture well. you can add water if necessary. take the grinded mixture into a serving bowl. Now prepare the tempering/ thadka. Take a pan and heat oil add cumin+mustard+red chili+curry leaves and garlic cloves one by one and saute them until the garlic attains nice brown color. Add this tempering to the gongura chutney. Tempering/ Tadka/Talimpu gives the nice flavor to the chutney. Slice the onions to cubes and mix well with the chutney, after an hour onions become tangy and crispy. I love to have onions in this chutney. 
Hope you like my recipe :)
Sending this to Event- CC-Roti pacchadi/chutney

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  1. AnonymousJuly 15, 2011

    Wow.. i can still taste the gongura chutney i had at my friends place. Wow.. how i miss that.. Yours looks the same :D Yummy

  2. this looks so spicy n too good DD...this is one of my fav too...i too noted that favicon sterday but no idea :p
    glad that u get resolved idly batter issue with my tip :) so happy

  3. very tangy and delicious chutney..

  4. This looks extremely inviting and i love this from andhra cuisine..

  5. Spicy tangy chutney..yummy..

  6. ummm love that ...looks spicy and tangy...awesome dear

  7. new to me but sounds tangy and spicy

  8. love gongura chutney. looks so good.

  9. Nice gongura pachadi...and thanks for sharing the FAVICON info... I did notice and was wondering what it is ...wanted to check it out.

  10. Chutney looks so deliciou sand inviting. Also thanks for sharing the info about favicon.
    I have linked my current post for your event.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  11. Simply love gongura & urs looks tongue tickling!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  12. Yummy pachadi .. yeah I noticed that Favicon too.

    Event: Fast food not Fat food

  13. My telugu friend used to bring this often when i was in college and we loved it a lot.. Looks so yummy

  14. Love anything with gongura !! Looks very delicious

    You can send this recipe to my ongoing event
    Ongoing Event - CC-Roti Pachadi/Chutney

  15. Mouthwatering Gongura pachadi looks so tangy and yummy.

  16. I have never had this. Will try to see if we get those leaves in mumbai. sounds very yummy!

  17. thnQ friends for your lovely comments

  18. Mouth watering and simply awesome looking Gongura Pickle


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