Go Back

Spicy Pongal with side dishes (Khara pongal - HuLi gojju - Mosaru bajji)

A spincy tangy sidedish loaded with onions
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 3 -4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 and 1/2 cups of slitted onions
  • 1 tea spn oil
  • 1 garlic clove optional
  • 1/2 tea spn mustard seeds
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • 1/2 tea spn tamarind extract or 2 tbl spn of thick tamarind juice
  • 1/2 tea spn chili powder
  • 1/2 tea spn sambar powder any ready made sambar powder can be used
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 2-3 strands coriander leaves
  • Salt

Instructions
 

  • Heat oil and add mustard seeds.
  • When they start popping, add curry leaves and chopped garlic.
  • Fry for a minute and add onions.
  • Fry till onions turn slightly brownish.
  • Add tamarind and around 2-3 tbl spn of water.
  • Add chili powder, sambar powder, coconut, chopped coriander leaves and salt.
  • Cook for around 7-8 mins.
  • This gojju should also be semi liquid.
  • I made it a bit less-watery to suite my taste.