Easy Brinjal Gothsu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Long brinjals- 2
  • Onion-1, medium size
  • Tomato-1, medium size
  • Ginger- 1-inch piece
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Turmeric powder- a pinch
  • Tamarind- lemon-sized
  • Green chillies-2
  • Vegetable oil- 1 tbsp
  • Ghee- 1 tsp (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • For seasoning-
  • Mustard seeds-1 tsp
  • Urad dal- 1 tsp
  • Hing- a pinch

How to Make Easy Brinjal Gothsu

  • Soak tamarind in half a cup of hot water and extract the juice. Cut onion lengthwise, tomato into 4 pieces, and chop ginger finely.
  • Cut brinjals vertically into medium-sized pieces.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and season with mustard, urad dal, and add curry leaves, turmeric powder, and hing.
  • Put slit green chillies and ginger, and then add onions. Let it become transparent.
  • Now add brinjal and saute for few minutes till brinjal becomes a little soft.
  • Now add tomatoes, and after a minute pour the tamarind extract. You can add salt now. Let it boil well and become a little thick.
  • Now remove from fire and add a spoon of ghee for good smell and close it.
  • Serve hot. This tastes great with murumuru dosa (crispy dosa), idli, or rava upma.
  • Storage time- Best if it's fresh but can be stored in a closed container and refrigerated. Reheat and serve again.