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Sunday, August 2, 2009

Kathirikkai Gothsu/ Brinjal Gotsu




This recipe is a perfect side dish for Pongal, it can be done in 10 mins.


Ingredients


Eggplant/Brinjal finely chopped-400gm
Onion medium chopped-1
Tomato medium chopped-1
Green chilly slit-2
Garlic cloves sliced-4
Tamarind paste-1tbsp
Red chilly powder-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds-1tsp
Urad dal-1tsp
Oil required



Method


In a pressure cooker heat oil, add mustard seeds when crackles add urad dal and roast till brown. Now add the onions, green chilly, eggplant, tomato and garlic. Fry for few mins, add tamarind paste, chilly powder, turmeric and salt. Add little water and close with lid. Pressure cook for 7 mins. Serve with Rice and Appalam. 

3 comments:

Padma said...

That is true perfect with ven pongal... yours look so nice and fresh ...

Inbaraj said...

Hi Mythreyi Dilip,

I am inbaraj from Chennai.Your Blog contain so much of information about south indian food.And I have read the Kathirikkai Gothsu/ Eggplant in thin Curry and try this. Finally I get nice dish from ur blog.
Thank U.

With Regards,
Inbaraj.Augustin
http://inbaraj.wordpress.com

munchcrunchandsuch said...

the brinjal hasnt given up their colour. thats really nice.we add jaggery to this to give it a light tangy taste