Ponsa gidigi / kadgi Dhevi Ghassi

                    Now is the season for Jackfruits . So now is the time to make various yum dishes with it . You can make a very easy to make yet very tasty ghassi with a young jack fruit. – called gidgi/kadgi. You can use the whole fruit as such leaving out just the thorns and the hard portion near the stalk .
          Usually ghassis are  broadly called dhevi & Kalli to denote the type of  coconut masollu used . If its just coconut with chilles its called – Dhevi  (white ) ghassi . If the coconut is roasted & used its called kaalli ( black ) ghassi
              So here is the recipe for Dhevi ghassi .already recipes for Soyi Bhajjille Ghassis using jackfruit have been posted in this blog !

 Ingredients ;

  • Jackfruit  (Raw immature ) – 1 1/2 cups
  • Toor dal – 1 cup
  •  Red chillies – 3-4 or as per taste
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Dharmbya Sol – 1 small piece
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard seeds , Curry leaves & Oil for seasoning

Method ;-

  1. Cut the jackfruit into pieces after removing the skin &  thorns . Wash well & pressure cook with the dal  & sol .
  2. Make a fine paste of the coconut , red chillies & turmeric powder
  3. Add this paste to the dal along with salt to taste.
  4. Mix well adding water to desired consistency . bring to a boil & then simmer for another 3-4 minutes .
  5. Heat Oil & temper with mustard seeds & curry leaves .pour over the ghassi .
  6. A very tasty mildly spicy ghassi is ready to be served .
There is no need of  adding ambsaniche  ( tomatoes / dharambya sol ) for this ghassi . this is supposed to taste  non spicy – goddachi .

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