Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Idly, Thakkali Gosthu

Iam looking for quick side-dishes for idly, if you want to help me, please suggest me a quick side-dish for idly. I could spare just 10 mins in the morning to prepare a sidee for idli's. if coconut is grated and freezed, then its coconut chutney, and other day is for tomato chutney. Today i prepared this Tomato Gosthu for break-fast. the left over gosthu, was served for lunch, with boiled eggs. such a 2 in 1 dish has to be blogged here isn't it?

Thakkali Gosthu / Tomato Gojju

This Tomato Gosthu is the first dish, that i cooked for my father. it took me 45 mins to serve for my father once.  Idly and Tomato gosthu is my favorite during my college days. Now within 10 - 15 minutes, i am preparing this gosthu easily.

Thakkali Gosthu Recipe

Prep Time05 mins 
Cooking Time: 05 mins  
Recipe CuisineIndian
Recipe TypeSidedish


Onion - 1 (chopped)
Tomatoes - 2 (big one's)
Green Chilli - 1 (slitted)
Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
Corriander Leaves - 2 tbsp's chopped
Oil - 2 tbsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder - a pinch
Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Water - 1/2 cup


Chop the Onion and Tomatoes.

Heat a Pan, add oil and heat it. add mustard and let it crack. add curry leaves & green chilli and saute them.

Add chopped onion and saute it along. also add chopped tomatoes and saute it, till they turn mushy.

Now Add Turmeric powder, Chilli Powder, salt to taste and 1/2 cup water and give a mix.

Let the mix boil for 2 minutes and switch off the flame.

Garnish with some corriander leaves.

Serve Hot for Idli's.

Thakkali Gosthu / Tomato Gojju

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