Going gongura: How to make the tangy leaves last longer

June 14, 2021 0 Comments

Still using gongura pickle in your gongura (sorrel leaves) mutton curry during non-gongura season? There are other ways of making this seasonal flavour last through the year It is not just mangoes that can be made to outlast their season. Gongura (sorrel leaves) that adds a tangy and sour note to curries, dals and chutney, …

Bit of a pickle: An Andhra delicacy made with sorrel leaves

May 7, 2021 0 Comments

As kids, my sisters and I would sit long hours plucking the leaves from stems, our contribution to the making of gongura pachhadi For as long as I can remember, gongura pachhadi (sorrel leaves pickle), an Andhra delicacy famous for its tangy and spicy taste, has been my favourite pickle; the combination of piping hot …