Sunday, May 22, 2016

Gothsu Recipes!

There is no change in the basic method of gothsu preparation. The same ingredients are required for making gothsu masala powder and for tempering.

Tamarind juice extracted  one cup
turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
salt to taste

For frying
Red chillies  4 nos.
Dhania          one table spoon
channa dal    two teaspoons
methi seeds  1/2 teaspoon
Hing(Asafoetida) if powdered 1/2 teaspoon or one small bit from a sold hing
Oil for frying one tablespoon

For tempering

Oil one table spoon
Green chillies 2 nos finely chopped
Red chillies 2 nos chopped
mustard seeds one teaspoon
urad dhal one teaspoon
channa dhal one teaspoon
Kadipatha two teaspoons
hing 1/4 teaspoon
coriander leaves if necessary one table spoons finely chopped
jaggery optional if you like jagger then add two teaspoons of jaggery powder

Fry the above mentioned ingredients  given for frying and make it a powder. Set aside.

Slight diffrence inspite of baking the brinjals you can cut them into small pieces and fry them in the oil till it will get smashed. For this type of Gothsu you need

2 medium size Brinjals finely chopped
2 big onions. finely chopped

Heat a kadai and pour cooking oil. Temper with mustard seeds, urad dhal, chana dhal , kadi patha, green chillies and red chillies. Add turmeric powder and hing powder or solid hing. Now add the finely chopped onions and fry them till it become golden brown. Now add the finely chopped brinjals till it become soft. Now add the tamarind juice extracted. Add the required salt. Let it boil for 10 minutes, add the gothsu masala powder and add jaggery if needed. After a minute remove it from fire. Decorated with coiander leaves and serve hot with Idli, Rava idli, uppuma, or ven pongal.

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