Wednesday, December 24, 2008

CHIDAMBARAM GOSTHU - BRINJAL GOSTHU - KATHIRIKKAI GOSTHU


CHIDAMBARAM GOSTHU - BRINJAL GOSTHU - KATHIRIKKAI GOSTHU

Ingredients

Aubergine - 1 ea 
Onion - 1 ea(finely chopped)
Oil - 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Split chenna dal - 1 tspFenugrek seeds - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

Red chillies- 2 no
Curry leaves-1 sprigGostu powder - 3 tbsp(Click here for recipe) Curry leaves- 1 sprig
Cilantro - for ganish
Toor dhal - 2 cups (cooked)
Tamarind-small lemon size
Method


Cut the whole aubergine to half & bake it with seaoning & olive oil. Bake it until soft & scrap the inner flesh leaving the skin behind. or Prick the eggplant & roast them over open flame  until soft & peel the skin & mash it gently.
Heat oil in a pan,Add in the mustard seeds, split chenna dal ,fenugreek seed,whole red chillies, curry leaves & allow to temper. Add shallots & saute few mins.
Soak the tamarind & squeeze the juice  around 2 cups.Add the tamarind juice, salt & allow to boil. 
Add the mashed aubergine & allow to boil.
Add the Gosthu powder,cooked dal & allow to cook.
Serve hot garnished with cilantro.Serve with rice but the best combination is Pongal or Idly.

11 comments:

  1. Hi,
    remember me....ur template is too good....lots of dishes ...hmmm...yum:)

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  2. Nice gosthu. My grandma makes gosthu for breakfast for idli with brinjal and potato..

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  3. Merry Christmas :) Food looks very yummy!

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  4. Never heard of this.looking yummy.I will try this with idli.

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  5. Tasty gravy with vegetables and the spicy podi.Happy holidays:)

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  6. Yummmyy recipies..! Rekha, have posted a card for you in my blog, kindly check out!

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  7. How delicious this looks! Anything with eggplants is always welcome in our kitchen. Lovely job.

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  8. Rombo super'a irukku! I love Gosthu with dosais.
    Happy Holidays!

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