Cooking time (approx.): 15 minutes
Style: South Indian (Konkani) Vegetarian
1 cup gherkin rings
2 cups grated coconut
4 dry red chillies (whole) roasted in coconut oil
1 teaspoon tamarind pulp
1 tablespoon coriander seeds
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 medium onion chopped fine
salt to taste
Toss the gherkin rings in some salt and keep aside for about 30 minutes. Drain and squeeze them to remove the salt water.
Meanwhile grind the coconut, dry red chillies, tamarind and coriander seeds to a dry coarse paste with very little water.
Heat the coconut oil in a pan and fry the onions on medium-low level for about 2 minutes or till transparent. Add the gherkin rings and stir fry on high for 2 minutes.
Cover and cook on low for about 5 minutes or till the gherkins are cooked.
Add the coconut paste and salt to taste. Stir-fry for about 2 minutes. Cover and cook on low for about 4 minutes.
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