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Brinjal gothsu Recipe

Brinjal gothsu is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 27 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • Brinjal (egg plant) - 1 big size
  • Tomato - 2 big size
  • Carrot - 1 big size
  • Peas - 50 g
  • Moong dal - 100 g
  • Tamarind - small Lemon sized ball
  • sambar powder
  • Turmeric powder
  • salt
  • For seasoning: oil
  • Mustard Seeds -1 tsp
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Urad Dal - 2 tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Curry leaves
  • Cilantro
  • How to Make Brinjal gothsu:

    1. Cut tomatoes and pressure cook them with moong dal, turmeric powder and water.
    2. Dice brinjal and carrot into small pieces.
    3. Soak tamarind for 10 minutes and extract the juice from it to make 2 cups. Add diced brinjal, carrot and peas to the tamarind juice and cook till the vegetables become soft. Add salt and sambar powder and cook for some more time.
    4. Smash the cooked moong dal and tomatoes by hand and add the same to the boiling gothsu and cook for 5 more minutes.
    5. Season them with mustard seeds, green chilli, urad dal, curry leaves, asafoetida and add cut cilantro. Serve with ven pongal.


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