Side dish for idli, dosa and pongal
Today i am sharing one of my favourite dish ,made with shallots , from my mom’s kitchen which we enjoyed during our childhood days, with hot idlis and dosas. I still remember my mom keeps on making hot hot dosa and me ,my sister and my father used to relish them sitting on the floor in the kitchen and we will feed our mom also in between . When i was typing the title the entire scene came to my mind. Sharing the recipe of onion gothsu today.
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Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Serves: 3-4
Small onion | Shallots 1 cup (chopped)
Sambar Powder 1 and 1/4 tsp
Tamarind extract 3/4 cup
Cooked moong dal 3 tblsp
Salt as needed
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Oil 3 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad dal 1/2 tsp
Channa dal 1/2 tsp
Red chili 1
Asafoetida 2 pinches
Curry leaves few
Method with step by step pictures:
- Peel the skin of the shallots and chop them finely.
- In a pan add the oil and throw in the mustard seeds, urad dhal, channa dal , red chili and asfoetida.
- When the mustard splutters and the dhal turns brown add the onions.
- Saute till the onions turns pink.
- Now add the tamarind extract, sambar powder, turmeric powder and salt.
- Add 1/2 cup water.
- Allow it to boil in a low flame for 8-10 minutes.
- Dilute the cooked moong dal with a cup of water and add to the onion gravy.
- Bring it to a boil.
- Garnish with curry leaves.
- Serve hot.
- You can add a small piece of jaggery in the last, just before switching off.
- Chopped tomato can be added after the onions are cooked.
- Ven pongal also will go well with this onion gotsu.