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Karonda Launji Recipe – How to make Karonda Launji

Karonda Launji Recipe – How to make Karonda Launji

Karonda launji is really healthy and super delicious. Karonda/Natal plum is a small sized berry which is sour in taste. It is green and sour when unripe but turns red and sweet as it ripens. It is rich in Vitamin C, Iron and also has anti fungal and anti inflammatory properties. It’s sweet-tangy flavor is really tempting and everyone at your home will just go wow, especially kids.

This recipe of Lonji is really delicious and taste great with chapatti, parantha. In fact it makes a great accompaniment to your meals. So, let’s get started and prepare this Lonji recipe with these easy to follow instructions. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Rinse karonda thoroughly with water. Drain out excess water from it. Allow it to dry out completely. Remove its stalk. Cut it into half. Slice all the karonda similarly. Keep it aside.

karonda launjiMaking:

Place a pan on flame and add oil to it. Let the oil get heated. Then add cumin powder into it along with turmeric powder, asafoetida and coriander powder. Saute the masala for a while.karonda launji recipe

Now add chopped karonda into the masala followed by salt, red chilly powder, fennel powder and garam masala. Mix all the ingredients nicely. Saute the karonda for 2 minutes so that each pieces gets nicely coated with the masala.

karonda launji recipe

Pour ½ cup of water into the pan. Stir to mix well. Cover the pan and let it cook for 3-4 minutes on low flame. Check later.

karonda launji

After 3 minutes, remove the lid and check. Karonda have turned tender. Add sugar to it. Mix it really well. Cook until the sugar melts completely and the mixture become concentrated.karonda launji

After a while, sugar syrup has thickened. Karonda launji is now ready. Turn off the flame. Transfer it to a bowl. Karonda launji is now ready.

karonda launjiServing:

Serve this sweet-tangy karonda launji along with chapatti, poori, parantha or rice. Store it inside the refrigerator and relish eating for 8-10 days. Enjoy!

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Recipe type: Chutney/Dip
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Reddish white karonda – 250 grams
  • Sugar – ½ cup
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Fennel powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt – ¾ tsp or to taste
  • Red chilly powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
Instructions
  1. Rinse karonda thoroughly with water. Drain out excess water from it. Allow it to dry out completely. Remove its stalk. Cut it into half. Slice all the karonda similarly. Keep it aside.
  2. Place a pan on flame and add oil to it. Let the oil get heated. Then add cumin powder into it along with turmeric powder, asafoetida and coriander powder. Saute the masala for a while.
  3. Now add chopped karonda into the masala followed by salt, red chilly powder, fennel powder and garam masala. Mix all the ingredients nicely. Saute the karonda for 2 minutes so that each pieces gets nicely coated with the masala.
  4. Pour ½ cup of water into the pan. Stir to mix well. Cover the pan and let it cook for 3-4 minutes on low flame. Check later.
  5. After 3 minutes, remove the lid and check. Karonda have turned tender. Add sugar to it. Mix it really well. Cook until the sugar melts completely and the mixture become concentrated. After a while, sugar syrup has thickened. Karonda launji is now ready. Turn off the flame. Transfer it to a bowl. Karonda launji is now ready.
  6. Serve this sweet-tangy karonda launji along with chapatti, poori, parantha or rice. Store it inside the refrigerator and relish eating for 8-10 days. Enjoy!