Sunday, April 24, 2011


      Thakkali gothsu goes well with idli,dosas, puri and chapathi.I often prepare this for dosa.Crispy dosa drizzled with ghee and tomato gothsu is my son's fav. INGREDIENTS:
Tomato        4 no
Onion(big)     1 No (or) Small onions  1 hand
Green chilly    1 no
Sambar powder  1 tbsp
Turmeric powder   1/4 tsp
Salt                  to taste
Oil                      3 tbsp
Mustard          1 tsp
Urad dal         1 tsp
Channa dal      1 tsp
Curry leaves    few
Hing               1 pinch
Coriander leaves    few.
Chop the tomatoes, onion and green chilly finely.
Heat oil in kadai and season with mustard, urad dal, channa dal, hing and curry leaves.
Add chopped onion and green chilly and saute till the onions are soft.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook till they mash well.
Now add turmeric powder, sambar powder and salt.
Add enough water. Cover and cook till raw smell goes.
When cooked mash well with the (mathu).
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.
The onions and tomatoes must be cooked in oil itself.The  final consistency should not be watery.


  1. Who would not like this wonderful gothsu with dosa... ultimate favourite food.

  2. Love the goodness of tomatoes in this dish! My fav...

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