Hagalakayi Gojju



Bitter Gourd called hagalakayi in Kannada – 250 gms

Jaggery – 100gm

Tamarind Pulp – 100ml

Salt – 1 Table Spoon

Rasam Powder – 1 table spoon

Asafoetida – 1 pinch

Turmeric Powder – 1/2 Tea Spoon

Oil – 100ml

Mustard – 1 tea spoon

Curry Leaves – 5-10 leaves ( optional)

Heat Oil in a pan, once its hot add mustard then asafoetida, turmeric powder and curry leaves. now add finely chopped Bitter Gourd and fry it. Add salt and close the lid, let it simmer for few minutes. Meanwhile take tamarid pulp, jaggery, rasam powder in bowl. once Bitter gourd is cooked add this. Let it boil in low flame for few minutes. Then Hagalakayi Gojju is ready to eat. It goes well as a side dish with rice, roti and bread.

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2 comments on “Hagalakayi Gojju

  1. vani says:

    nice, can u tellme some more variety


  2. pbindu says:

    Dear Vani, Thanks for the comment. Yes you can do similar dishes using Lady’s finger. Its called as Bendekayi in kannada, Okra in hindi.


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