BRINJAL GOTHSU RECIPE / KATHIRIKAI GOTHSU RECIPE / BADANEKAYI GOJJU
Green gram / split moong dal
Cumin Seeds Jeera
a pinch of
soaked in water
Salt to taste
Masala – to roast and grind
Bengal Gram channa dal
Coriander Seeds Dhania
Fenugreek seeds methi seeds
as you pref
Cut brinjal lengthwise , add little water , haldi and pressure cook for 1-2 whistles till soft . Keep it aside to cool .
Meanwhile in kadai , saute all the ingredients given under ” Masala – to roast & grind ” . Let it get aromatic and golden browm . Powder once cooled .
Also , by now brinjal would be cooled . Separate water and keep aside . Coarsely pulse cooked brinjal so that it blends well to give a good consistency to gothsu .
In a big pan / kadai , add oil . Splutter mustard , cumin and hing . Later add onions , green chillies and curry leaves . Saute till onions are translucent .
Later add chopped tomatoes , saute till mushy .
Add pureed semi ground brinjal , water kept aside .Give it a mix .
Add tamarind water, salt to taste , jaggery , cooked mashed dal , powdered masala and if required some more water . Mix everything well . Allow it to boil .Let the gothsu gravy thicken .
Yummy Brinjal Gothsu / Tamilnadu style brinjal curry is ready . Enjoy ….
If you have round purplebrinjals , you can roast in over flame , peel and use it . Tastes more awesome .
Instead of onions , use small onions / shallots for more taste .
Don’t make gotsu bland . It must be tangy and little spicy .
If you want you can make gothsu powder once & store for weeks .
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