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Ambadyachi Uddamethi
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Ambadyachi Uddamethi / Goan Hog Plum Curry

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Goan, Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Raksha Kamat


  • 1 teaspoon urad dal (black gram dal)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds (methi)
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida preferably shankar shaap hing
  • 5-6 hog plums/ambade peeled
  • 2 tablespoon grated jaggery

For Gravy:

  • 1 cup freshly grated coconut
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 4 dry red chillies byadgi
  • 1 marble sized ball of tamarind
  • 5 black peppercorns


  • Grind all the ingredients for the gravy by adding 1/2-1 cup water. The gravy should not be too watery, but a little thick.
  • Boil hog plums/ambade in 1/2 cup water. Add jaggery to boiling water.
  • In a kadai/wok, add 1 teaspoon oil. Then add mustard seeds, when they flutter add urad dal and methi seeds. Add asafoetida.
  • Next is add the gravy to the mustard seasoning. Add the boiled hog plums and mix.
  • Add salt to taste. Simmer for 10 Minutes.