Monday, April 29, 2013

Onion Gosthu / Vengaya Gosthu

This is a delicious side dish for Upma, Pongal, Idly and Dosa. I often prepare this at home and all my family members love this.

Ingredients :

1. Onion - 1 Cup
2. Tamarind Juice (Thin) - 1 Cup
3. Jaggery - 1/2 tsp
4. Oil - 1/2 tbs
5. Salt - Needed Qty

For Spice Powder :

1. Pepper - 1/2 tsp
2. Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
3. Channa Dhal - 1 tsp
4. Urad Dhal - 1/2 tsp
5. Red Chilly - 2 or Adjust to your taste

Dry roast all the above ingredients and grind to a coarse powder.

To Temper :

1. Mustard - 1 tsp
2. Curry Leaves - A Few
3. Oil - 1 tsp

Heat oil. Splutter mustard. Add curry leaves. Switch off the stove. Keep aside.



Procedure :

1. Take oil in a pan. Add onion and saute till it turns transparent.

2. Add tamarind water, salt and jaggery. Allow the contents to boil well.

3. Add the spice powder. Mix once and keep in medium flame for about 5 minutes.

4. Pour the seasoning over the cooked contents.

5. Serve hot with pongal / upma.

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9 comments:

Sangeetha Nambi said...

Tasty and Delicious Kotshu !

Aruna Manikandan said...

delicious gosthu, love to have with hot idli's :)

Sravs said...

Very new to me !! looks delicious !!

uma shankar said...

yummy gosthu for idli dosa and pongal too.pepper is new!

uma shankar said...

yummy gosthu for idli dosa and pongal too.pepper is new!

divya said...

Tasty and Delicious Kotshu !

Mahi said...

New one to me..hearing about it for the first time. Looks good!

Teena Mary said...

This is new to me too! Recipe sounds tasty!

Asiya Omar said...

LOOKS DELICIOUS NITHU.