How to make Inji Pajji -

Ginger adds that extra zing to this delicious coconut chutney.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Ginger (अदरक), Coconut (नारियल)

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Inji Pajji

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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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Inji Pajji Recipe

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Coconut scraped 1/2

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies 2

  • Curry leaves 8-10

Method

Step 1

Grind together ginger, coconut, sugar, tamarind pulp and salt to a smooth paste. Transfer the ground paste into a bowl.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. As they begin to splutter add dry red chillies and curry leaves. Add this tempering to the ground paste and serve.

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