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Thanjavur Kalyana Gostu Recipe - Kalyana Gostu Recipe - Side dish for Idli, Dosa and pongal

I have posted different gostu recipes (Tomato Gostu, Onion Gostu, Eggplant or katharikkai gostu). Our family loves this for dosa / Idli and pongal. I was thinking of doing mixed vegetable Gostu. Co-incidently I have tasted this in one function back home. It tasted nice mixed vegetable Gostu. So I tried it out at home it is perfect for dosa, idli or pongal
Ingredients:

Shallots / Small onion - 5 (Optional. Peel and roughly chop)
Mixed vegetable - 2 cups ( I have used eggplant(brinjal), Carrot and beans)
Moong dal - 1/2 cup
Split chana dal - 2 tablespoon
Green chillies - 2
Tomato- 1
Tamarind - 1 small lemon size (Adjust based on the strength of tamarind). Mix it in hot water and make 1 cup tamarind water
Red chillies - 1
Asafoetida - a pinch
Curry leaves - 15
Coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon (finely chopped)
Mustard seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Sambar powder - 1 teaspoon

Method:

Pressure cook Moong dal, Chana dal, Green chillies, Tomato with turmeric powder with enough water till 3/4 done,
Heat oil and add mustard seeds, Cumin seeds. Let it crackle. Add asafoetida, curry leaves, broken red chillies. Fry for 20 sec. Add shallots fry for a min. Add All the vegetables and salt. Fry for 2 mins
Add Tamarind water. Sambar powder. Let it boil till vegetables are 3/4th cooked
Let it cook. Add cooked dal, mix well.  Cook till desired consistency. 
Sprinkle coriander leaves and serve hot
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8 comments:

  1. Gotsu looks delicious..Must be so yummy with dosa,idli

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  2. Gotsu is my fav side for Pongal.. I never asked channa Dal will try thus version

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  3. This looks so perfect and delicious :-)

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  4. Sounds very similar to sambaar... looks really delicious...

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  5. The lentil dish looks super yum!!!loved the rexperience:)

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  6. Gotsu looks delicious. Yummy with some pongal.

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