Friday 23 January 2015

Kathirikai Gothsu
Small purple brinjal chopped - 10 numbers
Onion small chopped - 1 number
Tomato small chopped - 1 number
Green chilly slit - 2 numbers
Garlic cloves sliced - 4 numbers
Tamarind - Gooseberry size
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Curry leaves - few
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
Oil - 2 tsp
Water - 1 cup + 1/4 cup

1. Soak gooseberry size tamarind in 1/4 cup water for 10 mins. Extract tamarind pulp, filter and discard residue.
2. In a vessel add chopped brinjal, chopped onion, chopped tomato, sliced garlic, slit green chilli, tamarind pulp, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, required salt and 1 cup water. Mix well and place vessel inside pressure cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles or 10 mins.
3. Heat oil in a pan when hot add mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and asafoetida. When the mustard splutters add to the cooked brinjal gravy and stir well.
4. Bring Brinjal Gothsu to boil and remove from heat.
Serve with Venpongal, Idli or Dosa.
Brinjal Gothsu

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Unknown said...

Wow wow wow looking yummy. Want to try this.