Cook's Hideout: Pepper Gojju (Mysore style Masala curry)

January 18, 2016

Pepper Gojju (Mysore style Masala curry)

Blogging Marathon #60: Week 3/ Day 2
Theme: Regional Specials
Dish: Pepper & Onion Gojju (Mysore style Masala curry)
For the second day of this week's BM, I made a lip smacking Mysore curry with peppers and onions. Highlight and the base of the dish is a delicious coconut gravy. 
Mysore style Masala Curry
This recipe is again from Vani's blog, Mysoorean. I made her Kattina dal and this pepper curry for a simple, comforting and delicious meal.
Mysore style Masala Curry

Pepper Gojju (Mysore Pepper Masala curry)
  • 2 Medium Green Peppers, chopped
  • 1 Medium Onion, chopped
  • 2tsp Tamarind paste
  • 1tbsp Jaggery
  • ½cup Coconut
  • 1tsp Rice
  • 2~3 Green chilies
  • 2tsp Rasam powder (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1tsp Roasted Sesame seeds
  • 2tsp Oil
  • 1tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1tsp Asafoetida
  • ¼tsp Turmeric
  • 8~10 Curry leaves
  • To taste Salt
  1. Make the masala: Grind coconut, rice, green chilies, rasam powder, roasted sesame seeds with just enough water into a smooth paste.
  2. Heat oil in a pan on medium flame, add mustard, cumin seeds and once the seeds start to splutter, add asafoetida and curry leaves.
  3. Next add onions, peppers and cook till the veggies are slightly tender. Stir in the tamarind paste and salt. Cover and cook till the veggies are completely done.
  4. Add the coconut paste and mix well. Bring the mixture to a boil and turn off the heat.
Mysore style Masala Curry


Lets check out what my fellow marathoners have cooked today for BM# 60.


  1. i love bell peppers and this gojju is sooo new to me :) bookmarked !

  2. The gravy sounds delicious and would work with many vegetables.

  3. Peppers curry with all those ingredients sounds lip smacking.

  4. Such a irresistible pepper curry to relish with rice or rotis, very tempting.

  5. Pepper curry looks so inviting..

  6. I thought gojju is a tamarind based gravy never imagined a curry :)

  7. the seasonings must make this curry awesome


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