Popularly known as gongura in Telugu and sorrel leaves in English, This leafy vegetable is widely consumed in several parts of India. Gongura pickle is most loved and famous in states of Andhra and Telangana. There are two varieties in gongura the red stemmed ones and the green stemmed ones. The red stemmed ones are widely used in pickling. The tangy taste and a rich nutritional profile are what make gongura Pickle so famous.
Gongura or sorrel leaf is seasonal and therefore can be relished for few months in a year. But pickling it gives us the privilege of enjoying it throughout the year in any season. Gongura pickle can be bought online in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, and Delhi.
Gongura pickle is made by washing and drying fresh gongura (sorrel) leaves. Once the moisture is out a pan is heated with oil and gongura leaves are added and sauteed until the leaves are mushy and soft. Then garlic, red chilies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves and few other ingredients are added and ground into a fine paste. A little tampering with few curry leaves, mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal etc. Then it is allowed to cool at room temperature and stored in porcelain or glass jars. Our other pickles like Gongura Pickle Without Garlic and Amla Pickle Without Garlic can also be ordered online at SITARA FOODS Store.
Tangy, spicy and little crispy because the lentils give gongura pickle a distinct taste and its aroma can make anyone fall in love with it. The best way to enjoy gongura pickle is with steaming hot rice and a dollop of ghee, eating this way can really be a heavenly experience. Apart from that gongura pickle can be a great side dish for any meal; it can be eaten with chapatti, dosa, rolls, sandwiches, and upma.
When we stay far away from home be it for a job, studying or traveling one must have definitely experienced difficulties with food. Due to lack of time and pressing commitments food and nutrition takes a back seat in such a situation pickles come handy as they are tasty as well as healthy. We at Sitara Foods are committed to bringing to you the finest of pickles and other traditional foods made from the best quality ingredients and delivered to your doorsteps. Now you can order gongura pickle online in Bangalore and other major metros.
Gongura is rich in vital nutrients such as iron, vitamin A, folic acid, riboflavin, thiamin and vitamin C. It is rich in minerals like phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, calcium, etc. A spoonful of gongura pickle as a side dish every day can give you all these nutrients. At the same time, one can reap the health benefits of other ingredients like garlic which helps manage cholesterol, mustard and fenugreek seeds good for cardiovascular health as well. Rich in vitamin C, gongura pickle can help boost immunity and regulate appetite.
Only parents would understand that it is a herculean task to make sure that the children finish their vegetables on the plate else they don’t receive the adequate nutrition for their growth and development. Sour or tangy taste is often loved by children apart from sweet. Gongura pickle being sour in taste appeals to the taste buds of children. A dollop of pickle and it might make the task easier for parents to watch their children finish their food happily.
Though in this modern era not everyone can have the kind of time to procure the sorrel leaves and make pickle out of them. All one needs to do is to go online and buy the best gongura pickle online. We deliver in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, and Pune. Our traditional foods are just a click away from you.
For telugu people from andhra and telangana, gongura is our traditional pickle. Gongura Pickle has popularly known as “Andhra Matha” which means Goddess of Andhra. It has a very distinctive tangy taste and constitutes one of the main ingredients in south India food recipes. We love this pickle to core. Very popular in hotels and restaurants. And must in the meal spread of any wedding or functions.
You can buy fresh yummy South India Andhra style Gongura pickle online from Sitara foods. Our pickles are much better in quality and taste to commercial pickles filled with preservative chemicals. Our customers say Sitara pickles taste better than Priya Pickles, Vellanki pickles, mother pickles, MTR, aachi pickles and swagruha pickles. But, we just feel that Sitara Foods, is just a homemade pickle brand trying to make a mark in the market. Purchase any South India pickle from Sitara foods online store.
Gongura is a wonderful source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that are beneficial to overall health. Gongura pickle has a good source of carbohydrates, fiber, and protein. It is also an excellent source of vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin B1 (thiamin), vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B9 (folic acid) and vitamin C.
Gongura is one of the famous pickles in south India can be made in two formulations with chutney and VuraGongura. SITARA foods & Pickles is supplying the ultimate taste of Gongura pickle by gathering the purchasing young tender gongura leaves from farmers directly. This Gongura we purchase is cultivated in the villages under black soil lands by the river beds and fresh pond water beds.
The great choice for low-calorie and low-fat diets, nutrition's always preferred Gongura pickle made with good quality ingredients.
In addition to lowering high blood pressure, gongura also has the remarkable ability to lower the bad cholesterol or low density lipoproteins (LDL) levels and increase the good cholesterol or high density lipoproteins (HDL) levels in the body.
Gongura ( leaves ) comes in two varieties, green stemmed leaf and red stemmed. The red stemmed variety is sourer than the green stemmed variety. Both have diuretic properties that prevent fluid retention by increasing the frequency of urination, also called in telugu as Pulla gongura amd pulihora gongura are two different delicacies on must taste.
This pickle tastes authentic with freshly cut onions added to hot rice and a bit of ghee. Feeling nostalgic remembering the days that are unknown of fast foods, we used to strive for this pickle mixed with rice and served as rice balls as we all gather around grandma for our turn to make sure we have our best share. Beautiful memories.
Every year, thousands of south Indian moms, lovingly package level 2 hygienic- quality range gongura pickles to ship off to their sons and daughters living abroad. And no Andhraite will agree with a restaurant's claim of serving Andhra cuisine unless he finds gongura pachchadi in the pickle jar and gongura pappu on the menu.
GONGURA, DRY RED CHILLI, TURMERIC POWDER, SALT, METHI SEEDS POWDER, GARLIC PODS, TAMARIND, CHANA DAL, REFINED SUNFLOWER OIL.
NUTRITION, GOES GOOD WITH WHAT AND STORAGE DETAILS
GONGURA PICKLE (GONGURA OORAGAYA): PICKLES ALWAYS ADD TASTE TO YOUR MEALS. THIS SPECIAL ANDHRA STYLE GONGURA PICKLE GOES WELL WITH HOT RICE ALONG WITH A SPOON OF GHEE, IDLI AND DOSA.
- DO NOT USE WET SPOON FOR SERVING THE PICKLE.
- STORE THE PICKLE IN REFRIGERATOR FOR LONGER SHELF LIFE.