Guavas has been hailed as one of the super fruits due to numerous health benefits it offers. Guavas are indeed a powerhouse of nutrients. This humble fruit is extraordinary rich in vitamin C, lycopene and antioxidants that are beneficial for skin. They are diabetic friendly and treat constipation also. Without compromising your intake of proteins, vitamins and fiber, guava helps you lose weight by regulating your metabolism. Its a win win!
Guava curry with no onion no garlic is very quick, easy and an absolute delight. This curry is served with phulka or paratha and can be eaten during festive or fasting days. Make your cooking tasty and attractive with the following recipe.
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
- Guavas, semi ripe 2, sliced
- Oil 1 tbsp
- Jeera 1/2 tsp
- Hing 1/4 tsp (optional)
- Tomatoes 2, pureed
- Thick Curd 1/2 Cup
- Turmeric 1/4 tsp
- Red Chilli Powder 1/2 tsp
- Coriander Powder 1 tsp
- Roasted Fennel Powder 1 tsp
- Garam Masala Powder 1/2 tsp
- Amchoor Powder 1/4 tsp(optional)
- Lemon Juice 1 tsp(optional)
- Coriander Leaves, chopped 2 tbsp
- Sugar 1 tsp
- Salt to taste
- Heat oil in a kadhai, add jeera and hing. Let them splutter.
- Add tomatoes and saute till it starts releasing fat.
- Whisk together curd, turmeric, red chilli powder and coriander powder. Add this curd mixture to the tomato gravy. Saute till the raw smell of masalas goes off.
- Add two cups of water and salt and bring it to boil. Add guava pieces, simmer, cover it with a lid and cook till they soften. It takes around fifteen minutes or more depending upon the quality of guava.
- Add sugar, fennel seed powder, garam masala powder and amchoor and again cook for another five minutes. I didn’t use amchoor powder as my tomatoes were already very sour.
- Switch off the flame, add some lemon juice (optional) and garnish with coriander leaves.
- Serve hot with phulka.