Onion Gotsu | How to make Onion Gotsu

By Lisha Aravind  |  25th Aug 2015  |  
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About Onion Gotsu Recipe

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, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Onion Gotsu is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Lisha Aravind. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Onion Gotsu is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Onion Gotsu recipe by Lisha Aravind. Onion Gotsu can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Onion Gotsu just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Onion Gotsu can serve 4 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Onion Gotsu.

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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