Thursday, 17 April 2014

Karvand /Karonda Chutney

Did you have seen the small and black color berries? These reddish black color, sweet and sour berries arrives in the Summer. They are black from outside and vibrant red flesh inside. These berries known as 'Carissa conjesta'. They are locally called as 'Karvand' or 'Karonda'. There are thorny bushes of Karonda found along roadside and the mountains area. These ripened fruits are hand picked easily from the tree and eaten as it is. Raw green fruits are used for chutney and pickle.
So let's do tasty chutney.........





हि पाककृती मराठीतून वाचण्यासाठी इथे क्लिक करा. 

Ingredients:

  • Scraped fresh coconut - ¼ cup
  • Karvand /Karonda - ¼ cup 
  • Green chilies- 2 to 3
  • Garlic- 2 cloves
  • Ginger- ¼ inch piece
  • Chopped fresh coriander- 2 tbsp
  • Sugar- a pinch
  • Salt-to taste
  • Water- as required (about 2 tbsp)

Method:

  • Roast the chillies directly on the flame. 
  • If these fruits are big, cut into half and remove seeds.
  • Combine all above ingredients and grind into paste.
  • Serve it as an accompaniment with the main course.
  • This chutney goes well with the dosa, ghavan also.
  • Adjust the green chilies and sugar according to your taste.

Note:

  • For good taste, use fresh ingredients specially coconut, do not use frozen.
  • You can use raw mango instead of karonda. 
  • Both are equally good taste wise. Both are available in summer.

1 comment:

  1. I was searching for a karonda recipe. Thank you for posting this

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