Gongura Rice Recipe

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Gongura is a kind of leafy plant grown in India, and which finds itself in various dishes in the Andhra region. Gongura besides being utterly delicious is also a rich source of iron, vitamins, folic acid and anti-oxidants that play a major role in health and nourishment. The leaves are often pureed and used in chutneys and relish. One such popular recipe is gongura rice, a.k.a., gungora pulihora.

Gongura rice, as the name suggests, is a blend of rice and the gongura leaves. It is a popular delicacy in Southern Indian and incorporates a variety of spices such as turmeric, asafetida, fenugreek seeds, and many more that give the rice its unique flavour. The dish is ideal for people who want to binge on yummy as well as nutritious food. Follow this recipe to make some.

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Gongura Rice Recipe
A delicious and healthy flavoured South Indian rice dish.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
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Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a pan and add methi seeds, gongura leaves, and salt. Mix it and cook till gongura leaves are tender and cooked.
  2. Let this mixture it cool down and puree to make it into a smooth paste.
  3. In the same pan heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red chilli, and chana dal. Mix well.
  4. Now add urad dal, cashew nuts, asafetida, green chilli, sliced onions, salt, turmeric, and curry leaves. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  5. Then add the cooked gongura paste and sauté for another minute and add cooked rice. Mix well.
  6. Finally add freshly grated coconut and give it a good stir.
  7. Serve hot.

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