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Pongal Gotsu Recipe
Here is an easy and delicious Pongal gotsu recipe. Pongal gotsu contains eggplant, tamarind, garlic, ginger and seasoned with red chillies, curry leaves, mustard seeds and urad dal. Learn how to make Pongal gotsu by following this simple recipe and let us know how it went.
Pongal gotsu recipe
- Eggplant (small) - 5
- Onions (chopped) - 1
- Tomato (chopped) - 1
- Ginger (chopped) - 1/2 teaspoon
- Garlic (chopped) - 1/2 teaspoon
- Tamarind extract - 1/4 cup
- Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon
- Green chillies (cut into small pieces) - 4
- Oil - 1 teaspoon
- Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
- Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
- Urad dal - 1 teaspoon
- Dry red chillies -2
- Asafoetida - 1/2 teaspoon
- Curry leaves - 6
How to make Pongal gotsu:
Cut the eggplant into small pieces and place them in water with some salt to prevent discoloration. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, asafoetida, red chillies and curry leaves. Now add onions, garlic, ginger, and fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Add tomatoes and turmeric and cook until it is soft and tender. It takes about 5 minutes. Add the tamarind extract and salt and cook on low heat for 10 to 12 minutes. Turn off the stove and wash the eggplant with a wood masher. Your pongal gotsu is ready. It goes well with pongal, idlis and dosas. Hope you try this Pongal Gotsu recipe and enjoy this pongal with this delicious side item.
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