Monday, February 28, 2011

Kathirikai Gothsu (Iyengar Style)

Kathirikai Gothsu is often eaten with ven pongal. It is mashed brinjal in tamrind water with spices.


Serves 2
Ingredients Required:
Big brinjal - 1 / small brinjals - 6-8, chopped
Tomato - 1
Tamrind  - lemon sized
Channa Dhal - 1 tsp
Hing - pinch
Green Chilli - 1 
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Salt as required
Ginger - 1 tbsp
Red Chilli - 2
Oil



How to make?
Chop the brinjal and tomatoes and set aside.
Extract 1 cup of tamrind water and set aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, and allow to splutter.
Add the channa dhal, red chilli and fry till golden in color. Add the ginger paste.
Add the brinjal, green chilli and tomato and slightly mash them.
Cook on low heat. Add salt and turmeric powder.
Add the tamrind water and cook on low heat for 20 minutes till the gothsu thickens.
Season with chopped cilantro and serve hot with Ven Pongal.


How to make Ven Pongal?

2 comments:

  1. Nice.. I haven't tried this version.. gonna try tonight..

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  2. Nice.. I haven't tried this version.. gonna try tonight..

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