Hog plum fruit (peeled) – 6-8 no
Curry leaves – 4-5 no
Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon
Salt – As per taste
Sugarcane Jaggery – 10 grams
Cooking oil- As required
For Saansav Masala
Skinned black lentil (urad dal) – 1 tablespoon
Button chili – 2 to 3 no
Coconut (freshly grated) – 1/2 cup
Dried red chili – 4-5 no
Fenugreek seeds – 1 teaspoon
Raw Rice – 1 teaspoon
Asafetida – 1 gram
Making the Saansav Masala
Slightly pan roast all the ingredients and grind them all together using a grinder (if not a grinder then a blender can be used). Add water and blend together again to get a paste-like consistency.
Cooking the Hogplum
Clean and peel the Hog plum.
Take a wide pan and add oil, after the oil is hot add the mustard seeds, curry leaves, hog plum, and salt. Cover with a lead and cook the hog plum for 8 to 12 minutes.
Add the ground masala and a little water to the hog plum mix and add salt for taste
Add the jaggery to the hog plum mix and cook for 2 minutes and the dish is ready to serve.
Pairs well with steamed white rice.