Gongura thokku (no onion no garlic) Recipe

Gongura thokku is a tangy and spicy South Indian pickle made with gongura leaves. This version of the recipe is made without onion and garlic, making it suitable for those who prefer a no-onion-no-garlic diet. The gongura leaves are cooked with a blend of spices and tamarind, resulting in a flavorful and versatile thokku that can be enjoyed with rice, roti, or dosa. It can be stored in an airtight container and refrigerated for up to a week.

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Ingredients for Gongura thokku (no onion no garlic) Recipe

  • 0.67 cup Gongura Leaves, Washed And Cleaned
  • 0.67 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.33 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 0.33 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1.50 Red Chilies
  • 0.17 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.33 tablespoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.67 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp

Directions: Gongura Thokku (no Onion No Garlic) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and clean the gongura leaves thoroughly, removing any stems or impurities.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and dry red chilies. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 3.Add the gongura leaves and saut茅 until they wilt and reduce in volume.
  • STEP 4.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt, and tamarind pulp. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Cook the mixture on low heat for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the flavors blend together.
  • STEP 6.Allow the thokku to cool completely before transferring it to a clean, dry jar.
  • STEP 7.Store the gongura thokku in the refrigerator and use within a week.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to wash the gongura leaves thoroughly to remove any dirt or impurities.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • You can add a pinch of jaggery or sugar to balance the tanginess of the tamarind if desired.

Storage and Serving

  • Transfer the gongura thokku to a clean, dry jar and store it in the refrigerator.
  • Serve the thokku as a side dish with rice, roti, or dosa.
  • It can also be used as a spread for sandwiches or as a dip for snacks.
Nutrition
value
75
calories per serving
4 g Fat4 g Protein5 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    5g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    5g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    185mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    425mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    26mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    15mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    62mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    89mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp