How to make Ghassi -

Coconut chutney tempered with Indian spice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Ginger (अदरक), Green chillies (हरी मिर्च )

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Ghassi Recipe Card


Karnataka cuisine comprises of many vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that are full of flavour and taste. It is one of the oldest surviving cuisines and its origins can be traced back to the Iron Age. 
The varieties in Karnataka cuisine have influenced the neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra. The cuisine also reflects influences from these four neighbouring states on its food habits. 
Being a coastal state, coconut is grown in abundance. Needless to say coconut in its various forms like oil, milk, fresh and dried coconut is put to excellent use in its cuisine.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Ghassi Recipe

  • Ginger 6 one-inch pieces

  • Green chillies 4

  • Lemon 1

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Mustard seeds 4 teaspoons

  • Oil 1/2 cup


Step 1

Grind together scraped coconut, roasted whole red chillies, tamarind, cumin seeds and turmeric powder to a fine paste.

Step 2

Add salt to taste and mix well. Add a little water to make thick paste. Bring to a boil.

Step 3

Heat oil and add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add curry leaves and asafoetida. Add this to the prepared paste and mix well. Serve with patrado/patrel.

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