Wednesday, 7 July 2010

Masala mogo ( yucca) in gravy.


Masala mogo in gravy- Spicy succlent mogo pieces cooked in a sweet and sour spicy gravy. A tasty side dish making a wonderful accompaniment to theplas and puris. Perfect brunch or lunch dish.



Ingredients:

For gravy:

1 red onion finely diced
3 green chillies finely chopped
1 clove garlic fine ly chopped
1 tablespoon freshly chopped coriander
2 tablespoons tamarind pulp
2 tablespoons tomato puree
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
2 red dried chillies
2 tablespoons olive oil


For boiling:

1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon salt
400 grams  frozen yucca/ mogo

Method:

1. In a large sauce pan boil the mogo/yucca with 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon turmeric powder until its tender but not mushy.
2. Drain the mogo reserving some of the water mogo was boiled in for gravy and dice the mogo pieces to  1 inch cubes.
3.In a pan add the oil, when hot add the mustard seeds and red chillies when they splutter add the garlic and saute till raw smell goes, add the onions and fry till translucent.
4. Add the tomato puree, salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and the salt and cook till oil starts to come to surface.
5. Add the pre boiled mogo pieces and the reserved cooking water and bring to a simmer.
6. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes until gravy thickens.Add more water if required
7. After 10 minutes stir in the tamarind pulp, green chillies and half the coriander.
Transfer to serving dish and garnish with  remainder of freshly chopped coriander

Serve with theplas or masala puri.



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36 comments:

  1. Something new to us..Looks easy and tasty..Nice clicks

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  2. we make casava curry but sweet and sour version is new one to me.

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  3. New to me...never tried this..yummy and beautiful click!!

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  4. Unique recipe ...... I had never heard about it before. The gravy looks yum.
    Cheers !
    Satrupa

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  5. thats so delicious and really tasty dish..

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  6. Nice dish. I have never tried yucca before. Have to give it a try.

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  7. interesting...i make yuca the typical south indian way:)

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  8. Wow! That's looks very delicious, quite unique too.

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  9. Very new ingredient. Never cooked with it before. Looks mouth watering.

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  10. love sweet n sour curry...looks yum...specially the last pic

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  11. yet to try yucca.. sounds yummy!

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  12. Gravy luks delicious,Very new to me...very tempting.

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  13. Gravy luks delicious,Very new to me...very tempting.

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  14. Hmm.. Haven't yet made yucca. But I rem your other yucca dishes too. Thanks for posting these recipes with new ingredients.

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  15. Never had yucca b4..dish looks yumm ya! :D

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  16. new to me too... looks delicious...

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  17. This looks so good… I've only had yucca in Kerala style before, so this is a nice change.

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  18. Sounds so yummy :) , i have never tried yucca in masala curry.

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  19. I find interesting ways to cook tapioca from your blog.

    This too gets added to my bookmarked list.

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  20. Never tried yucca in gravy before, looks utterly delicious and yummy, thanks for sharing..

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  21. This looks so delicious. I want it now for my breakfast!! I love Mogo in any form - chips, crisps you name it but this sweet and sour dish is my favourite. It looks great. I'll make this for my lunch today.

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  22. delicious cassava curry, great

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  23. different one dear..looks yummy

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  24. New to me...looks tempting and delicious.

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  25. Looks yummy...n different....nice one..

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  26. Your cassava curry looks delectable!

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  27. Looks delicious though I never tried before, great pic too..

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  28. how nice...and its refreshingly new...

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  29. Very authentic... and yumm..
    following u dear.. from now on!!

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  30. New to me..looks so delicious..thanks for sharing.

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  31. Wow what a tempting click,makes me drooollllll..

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  32. Very new to me.. Looks very appetizing.

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  33. This veggie is new to me. Curry looks delicious! Beautiful clicks too!

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  34. This dish is new to me too..You always come up with interesting dishes. Really tempting curry..

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  35. This is really new recipe to me.I have always passed on Frozen Yucca Pkt at Indian stores thinking what I could create with them.Will give it a try.

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  36. I have never had yucca! It's different!

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