Hunase Gojju Recipe | Karnataka-style Tamarind Curry | Tamarind Gojju Recipe

Hunase gojju is a typical Karnataka-style recipe that is popularly prepared as a side dish. The Karnataka-style tamarind curry is made by cooking tamarind juice and jaggery with spices added to it.

The tamarind gojju is a delicious curry that is all sweet, sour and spicy. This combination is a treat to your palate. The hunase gojju is served with pongal or hot rice. You are sure to get back a clean plate once you add the hunase gojju to a plate of pongal while serving.

The tanginess of the tamarind with the spiciness of the green chilli and the tinge of sweetness from the jaggery makes this dish utterly delicious and a treat to the taste buds. The sweet and sour tamarind curry is simple to make and it does not take too much of an effort to get it right.

So, try out this appetizing side dish with a main course. Watch the video and learn how to make the hunase gojju. Also, read and follow the step-by-step procedure along with images on how to make the Karnataka-style tamarind curry.

HUNASE GOJJU VIDEO RECIPE

hunase gojju recipe
HUNASE GOJJU RECIPE | KARNATAKA STYLE TAMARIND CURRY | TAMARIND GOJJU RECIPE | SWEET AND SOUR TAMARIND CURRY RECIPE
Hunase Gojju Recipe | Karnataka Style Tamarind Curry | Tamarind Gojju Recipe | Sweet And Sour Tamarind Curry Recipe
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
50 Mins
Total Time
50 Mins

Recipe By: Suma Jayanth

Recipe Type: Side dish

Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • Tamarind - the size of a lemon

    Water - 1½ cups

    Oil - 1½ tbsp

    Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

    Jeera - 1 tsp

    Green chilli (chopped) - ¼th cup

    Curry leaves - 10-15

    Hing - ¼th tsp

    Jaggery - ½ cup

    Salt to taste

    Grated coconut - ¼th cup

    Coriander (chopped) - 1½ tbsp

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Add tamarind in a bowl.

    2. Add half a cup of water.

    3. Squeeze it to bring the juice out.

    4. Soak it for 15 minutes.

    5. Strain the juice out with your hand in a cup and keep it aside.

    6. Add oil in a heated pan.

    7. Add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.

    8. Add jeera and sauté.

    9. Add chopped green chillies and curry leaves.

    10. Add hing and the tamarind juice.

    11. Add a cup of water and stir well.

    12. Allow it to cook for 5 minutes on a medium flame.

    13. Add jaggery and mix well.

    14. Then, add grated coconut and salt.

    15. Stir well and allow it to cook for 20 minutes on a medium flame.

    16. Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves.

    17. Transfer it into a bowl and serve hot.

Instructions
  • 1. You can dilute tamarind paste instead of using tamarind.
  • 2. You can add warm water and squeeze the tamarind if you don't want to soak it.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 2 tablespoons
  • Calories - 120 cal
  • Fat - 1.6 g
  • Protein - 5.1 g
  • Carbohydrates - 31 g
  • Sugar - 19 g
  • Fibre - 1 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE HUNASE GOJJU

1. Add tamarind in a bowl.

hunase gojju recipe

2. Add half a cup of water.

hunase gojju recipe

3. Squeeze it to bring the juice out.

hunase gojju recipe

4. Soak it for 15 minutes.

hunase gojju recipe

5. Strain the juice out with your hand in a cup and keep it aside.

hunase gojju recipe

6. Add oil in a heated pan.

hunase gojju recipe

7. Add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.

hunase gojju recipe
hunase gojju recipe

8. Add jeera and sauté.

hunase gojju recipe

9. Add chopped green chillies and curry leaves.

hunase gojju recipe
hunase gojju recipe

10. Add hing and the tamarind juice.

hunase gojju recipe
hunase gojju recipe

11. Add a cup of water and stir well.

hunase gojju recipe
hunase gojju recipe

12. Allow it to cook for 5 minutes on a medium flame.

hunase gojju recipe

13. Add jaggery and mix well.

hunase gojju recipe

14. Then, add grated coconut and salt.

hunase gojju recipe
hunase gojju recipe

15. Stir well and allow it to cook for 20 minutes on a medium flame.

hunase gojju recipe
hunase gojju recipe

16. Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves.

hunase gojju recipe

17. Transfer it into a bowl and serve hot.

hunase gojju recipe
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Story first published: Friday, September 15, 2017, 17:56 [IST]
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