Bhizounchem / Godd Kodi

Ghod kodi

Ingredients:

40-50 Manos sungttam / Manshechi sungta

1 freshly grated coconuts (use 3 tablespoon for initial grinding)

350 gms Tendli / ivory gourd

2 medium size onion finely chopped

2 medium size tomato finely chopped

½ Maggi bouillon (optional)

1 green chili slit

Water as required

Salt to taste

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Ingredients for Initial grind:

3 tablespoon grated coconut

½ teaspoon turmeric

5 green chilies

1 ¼ tablespoon coriander seeds

½ teaspoon cumin seeds

10-12 peppercorns

6-7 cloves

¾ inch cinnamon stick

½ inch ginger

5 cloves of garlic

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Ghod kodi

Pre-Preparation:

1. Clean and cut the tendli into quarters only Three-Quarters of the way down.

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2. In a small pot add, cut tendli, ⅓ cup of water and pinch of salt.

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3. Cover and boil the Ivory gourd for 15-16 minutes on low flame.

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4. Now add the ingredients mentioned under “ingredients for initial grind” into a mixer along with ¼ cup water and grind for 1 minute.

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5. To this add the remaining grated coconut along with 1 ¾ cup of water and grind.

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6. Extract 2 cup of thick coconut milk from the grated masala.

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7. But the coconut mixture back into the grinder and add 1 ½ cups of water to extract thin coconut milk the second time.

8. Keep the thin and thick coconut masala milk aside.

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9. Clean and apply salt to the prawns and set aside.

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*** Cleaning live prawns (1 ½’ inch in size) can be a task as they tend to get stiff while cleaning.

*** Before adding coconut milk try and reduce the heat.

 

Preparation:

1. Take a kadai/ pot and sauté the onions till they turn translucent.

2. Now add the tomatoes and cook till soft.

3. At this point add the prawns and cook for 1 minute.

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4. To this add the thin milk and ½ Maggi bouillon (optional).

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5. Once it comes to a boil add the boiled tendli followed by thick coconut milk.

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6. Add one slit green chili and check salt to taste.

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7. Cook till the prawns are done and adjust the consistency of the gravy as desired.

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8. Your Goenche Godd kodi is ready.

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Bhizounchem

Enjoy life, it’s delicious.

 

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