Koduvi Ghassi

                                 Come Monsoon season every open space turns green with various plants growing vigorously. This is also the season you can easily find Koduvi growing luxuriantly in your backyards ! Koduvi as the name suggests are very bitter leaves  but we GSBs know to unlock the powerhouse of nutrients in them & use them to make very tasty dishes ! We can find  koduvi in fields also most of the time but it is in rainy season that their leaves are comparably bigger !
This is the Koduvi I found in my backyard – now that it is rainy season in Kerala !
Now that we have cleaned the leaves well & washed them thoroughly – lets make a delicious Ghassi with it !
Ingredients :-
  • Koduvi leaves – 1 cup 
  • Masolu –  2 tbsp – for recipe see here
  • Tamarind – 1  small lemon size 
  • Turmeric powder – 1/ 4 tsp
  • Salt to taste 

Method :-

  1. Extract tamarind Juice  and add the masolu to it . 
  2. Add salt & the turmeric powder  & sufficient water to your required consistency .                 
  3. Bring this to a boil & then simmer for 2-3 minutes .
  4.  Add the leaves & cook till done
Koduvi Ghassi

A very tasty Koduvi ghassi is  ready with no trace of bitterness ! Enjoy with hot rice or paej

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