Talimpu Gongura

An alternate version of Gongura chutney using sun wilted sorrel leaves.


  • 1 large bunch, Red Sorrel leaves, washed and sun wilted for 1-2 days, keep long strands
  • 1 Onion, large size, finely chopped
  • 15 small Garlic pods
  • 4 Red chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons Urad dal
  • 1 tablespoon Chana dal
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons Oil


  1. Heat oil. Crackle mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, till dal is crispy.
  2. Add red chillies, garlic, onions. Saute until onions turn brown on edges.
  3. Now add soft and dry sorrel leaves/ gongura. Stir fry until leaves are cooked.
  4. Adjust taste salt and red chili powder. Refrigerate and store.
  5. Serve Talimpu Gongura as side dish.

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