Thakkali Gothsu | Tomato Gotsu

Thakkali Gothsu | Tomato Gotsu

Thakkali Gothsu

Thakkali Gothsu or tomato gotsu is a very famous South Indian side dish .it's highly nutritious and comes packed with Antioxidants,Vitamins A,C,B6 etc.Lycopene which is present in tomatoes has cancer preventing properties.


Onions-2 nos finely chopped
Green chillies-6 nos slit in the middle
Garlic-6 cloves
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Urud dhal-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-1 tsp
Coriander leaves and curry leaves few


👉Wash and cut the tomatoes randomly,pressure cook it by adding just enough water to cover the tomatoes for 4 whistles , remove from the fire release the pressure and mash the tomatoes well ,set aside.
👉Heat oil in a kedai add mustard seeds,urud dhal,garlic,onions,green chillies and saute until the onions are cooked.
👉Then pour the cooked tomatoes along with the water .
👉Now add salt and allow it to boil for few minutes until everything blends well and thickens.
👉Check for salt.
👉Garnish and serve hot with idli,dosa,chappati and rice.

Preparation Time-15 mins


✍️Buy only ripe tomatoes.i have used Bangalore(apple) tomatoes,even country Tomatoes can be used.
✍️While pressure cooking donot add too much water.(I cook the tomatoes in pressure cooker as it's easy and moreover the skin also dissolves quickly).
✍️I like to add sugar to the GOTHSU while eating, it will taste will surely like it.

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