Onion tomato gothsu is a flavorful and versatile South Indian side dish that is often served with idli, dosa, and pongal. It is made with a simple blend of onions, tomatoes, and spices, and is typically served as a sauce or dip to complement the mild flavor of the main dish.
Here’s a recipe for onion tomato gothsu:
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 green chili, chopped
- 1 tsp oil
- Salt, to taste
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 1 tsp urad dal (optional)
- 10 curry leaves
- 1 tsp coriander powder
- 1 tsp cumin powder
- Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add mustard seeds and wait until they start to pop.
- Add urad dal (if using) to the pan and cook until it turns golden brown.
- Add the chopped onion to the pan and cook until it turns translucent.
- Add the minced garlic, chopped green chili, and chopped tomatoes to the pan. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and mushy.
- Add the coriander powder, cumin powder, salt, and curry leaves to the pan and cook for a further 2 minutes.
- Let the gothsu cool slightly and then blend to a smooth consistency.
- Serve the onion tomato gothsu as a side dish with idli, dosa, or pongal.
Enjoy your onion tomato gothsu with idli, dosa, or pongal!