Onion Gojju/Onion Relish | How to make Onion Gojju/Onion Relish

By Vanitha Bhat  |  7th Feb 2018  |  
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About Onion Gojju/Onion Relish Recipe

Onion gojju or "piyava gojju" (onion gojju in Konkani) is a traditional condiment like chutney made with onions, chillies and tamarind. When feeling down, sick or just need something simple and comforting, I make this to enjoy with a bowl of hot steaming "peja" or rice gruel (rice cooked in it's own broth)!

Onion Gojju/Onion Relish, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Onion Gojju/Onion Relish is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Onion Gojju/Onion Relish has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Vanitha Bhat is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Onion Gojju/Onion Relish, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Onion Gojju/Onion Relish. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Vanitha Bhat. The recipe of Onion Gojju/Onion Relishis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Onion Gojju/Onion Relish is few minute. This recipe of Onion Gojju/Onion Relish is perfect to serve 2. Onion Gojju/Onion Relish is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

Onion Gojju/Onion Relish

Ingredients to make Onion Gojju/Onion Relish

  • 1 large onion, finely chopped (preferably red onion)
  • 1 small marble sized tamarind, soaked in warm water/1/2 teaspoon tamarind paste
  • 2 small green chilies/jalapenos, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon red chili flakes/2 roasted dry red chilies
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped coriander leaves/cilantro
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil

How to make Onion Gojju/Onion Relish

  1. Extract as much water as you can from the soaked tamarind and discard the pulp. Mix the chopped onions and salt in a bowl and mix well, crushing slightly. Leave for a minute or two.
  2. Add the tamarind juice (if you are adding tamarind paste, add a little water along with it) Stir in the green chilies, red chili flakes (or finely chopped dry red chillies), coconut oil and coriander leaves and mix well.
  3. Taste the gojju/chutney and adjust the salt and if needed add more tamarind juice according to your preference. Serve with rice, “peja”, chapattis (Indian flatbread), idlis, dosas etc.

My Tip:

Red onions are the preferred type of onions for this tangy gojju. You can use any other oil of your preference. Coconul oil gives it an exotic healthy flavor. Sometimes, I add finely chopped green onions in addition to red onions; it gives a good color and additional flavor to the gojju/chutney!!

Reviews for Onion Gojju/Onion Relish (1)

Ruchi Gaur9 months ago

Nice one.

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