NIMBE GOJJU|LEMON CURRY

nimbe gojju
Nimbe gojju or lemon curry

Nimbe gojju or Lemon curry is a simple tasty curry made out of lemon juice. If you have lemon lying around and if you are bored of making lemon rice, then this gojju is a good option.  Nimbe gojju is a watery curry made out of lemon juice, coconut and a few dry ingredients.  It’s tangy taste with sweet, sour and hot makes it to be a great side dish. Nimbe gojju or lemon curry goes well with rice, roti, ragi balls or dosa. This is my mother-in-laws recipe and very delicious indeed!

NIMBE GOJJU|LEMON CURRY

PREP TIME: 10 MINS; COOK TIME: 10 MINS; SERVINGS: 5

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Medium lemon juice extract
  • 1 Tsp. Bengal gram dal
  • 1 1/2 Tsp. Urad dal
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh coconut gratings
  • 1/2 Tsp. Methi seeds
  • 4 Bydagi red Chillies
  • 2 Tsp. Jaggery powder
  • pinch of Turmeric
  • 1/2 Tsp. oil
  • 1/2 Tsp. Mustard seeds
  • Hing
  • few curry leaves
  • Salt to taste

METHOD

  1. Extract the juice of 2 lemons and keep it aside.
  2. Keep a pan on medium fire and dry fry bengal gram dal, urad dal, followed by red chillies and methi or fenugreek seeds.
  3. Grind the above fried mixture along with turmeric and coconut adding little water.
  4. Heat a pan and put oil for seasoning. Add mustard seeds and let it splutter.
  5. Add hing and curry leaves, followed by the ground paste. 
  6. Put salt and jaggery and let the masala warm up. Now add the lemon juice.
  7. Adjust the salt and jaggery to your taste and turn off heat as there is no need to cook it further.

 

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