Onion Gotsu | How to make Onion Gotsu

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About Onion Gotsu

Onion gostu recipe - is a tasty side dish which can be served as a sidedish for breakfast items like idli, dosa or pongal. Onion gotsu can be prepared very easily even when you have unexpected guests at home. This dish makes use of basic ingredients which are readily available in Indian kitchen - onion and tomatoes. This is a special Tamil Nadu style recipe.

Onion Gotsu is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Onion Gotsu by Lisha Aravind is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Onion Gotsu at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Onion Gotsu is a dish which comes from Tamil Nadu cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Onion Gotsu takes few minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Onion Gotsu make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Onion Gotsu will be the best option for you. The flavor of Onion Gotsu is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Onion Gotsu at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves4People

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Onion Gotsu

Ingredients to make Onion Gotsu

  • moong dal - 1/4 cup
  • tomatoes - 3 (finely chopped)
  • Onion - 2 (finely chopped)
  • green chilies - 3
  • sambar powder - 1 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • oil - 2 teaspoons
  • mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • urad dal - 1/4 tsp
  • dry red chili - 1
  • asafoetida powder / hing - one pinch
  • curry leaves - few
  • salt - to taste

How to make Onion Gotsu

  1. Peel the skin of onion and chop them finely. Chop tomatoes finely and keep aside
  2. Cut green chilies lengthwise.
  3. Cook moong dal (green gram dal) until soft.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, once it splutters, add urad dal, curry leaves, dry red chili, hing and green chilies. Stir fry.
  5. Add chopped onion and saute till it becomes translucent.
  6. Add finely chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, sambar powder and saute till they become mushy.
  7. Add cooked moong dal, water, and salt. Let it cook in low flame for 10 - 15 minutes.
  8. Finally add chopped coriander leaves. Serve onion gotsu hot with idli, dosa or pongal.

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