Orange Gojju

Serves: 4 ; Preparation Time: 25min

Orange Gojju is a perfect side-dish for a good and happy meal.

Orange Gojju

  Ingredients :

  • Peel of orange(use only peels) – 1 orange peel
  • Mustard seeds –  1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds (jeera) – ½ teaspoon
  • Black gram(Urad dal) – 1 teaspoon
  • Bengal gram (Chana dal) – 1 teaspoon
  • Fenugreek seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Dry Red chillies – 3No.s
  • Sesame seeds(Til ke beej) – ½ teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves – ½ cup
  • Asafoetida – ¼ teaspoon
  • Jaggery – small piece
  • Grated coconut – ½ cup
  • Coriander leaves – ½ cup(Optional)
  • Salt for taste
  • Oil

 Procedure :

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add ½ teaspoon mustard seeds, 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds, 1 teaspoon bengal gram (Chana dal), 1 teaspoon black gram (Urad dal), red chillies and ½ teaspoon sesame seeds (Til ke beej). Fry for 5 mins till they are roasted.
  • Grind it by adding grated coconut, small piece of jaggery and little water to make it into a semi-liquid.
  • Heat oil in a pan; add ½ teaspoon mustard seeds, ½ teaspoon cumin seeds, asafoetida, 1 teaspoon turmeric powder, ½ cup curry leaves, peel of 1 orange. Fry it for 10 mins.
  • Add the semi-liquid and stir further for 10 mins. Add water if required.
  • Add salt and mix well. Turn off the flame.
  • Take the gojju in a serving bowl. Garnish with grated coconut and coriander leaves.

 This Orange peel gojju makes a deadly combination with rotis as well as rice. It can be stored in a refrigerator for maximum of two days.

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