Mixed Vegetable Gothsu – Tiffin Gothsu | Sambhar – Kalyana Gothsu
Mixed Vegetable Gothsu is a very good side to eat with ven pongal in the morning as a breakfast. Also called Kalyana Gothsu, it is one of the popular breakfast for weddings and hence its name.
Servings: 6 people
- 1 Onion finely chopped
- 2 Tomatoes finely chopped
- 1 Potato finely chopped
- 1 Carrot finely chopped
- ½ Peas frozen
- 2 Green chilies chopped
- tiny marble size Tamarind soaked in 2 cups of water
- 1 tbsp Sambhar powder
- ½ cup Payatham paruppu / Moong dal
- 1 tbsp Jaggery
- to taste Salt
- to garnish Cilantro
For seasoning –
- 1 tbsp Gingelly oil or any cooking oil
- 1 tsp Mustard seeds
- 2 tsp Ullutham paruppu
- 1 tsp Kadalai paruppu
- 1 tsp Cumin seeds
- few Curry leaves
- a pinch Asafetida
Soak the tamarind in about 2 cups of hot water and extract the juice.
Wash and cook the payatham paruppu / Moong dal with enough water and pinch of turmeric powder until soft. Keep it aside.
In a pan, heat the oil and add all the seasoning ingredients. Fry them until they are aromatic and golden brown.
Add the chopped onions and sauté it for 2-3 minutes until slightly softened. Now add the tomatoes and fry for a minute.
Add the rest of the chopped vegetables along with green chilies and fry for about 5 minutes.
Now add the tamarind water and sambhar powder and let it boil. Add salt once the vegetables are almost cooked.
Add the cooked payatham paruppu / moong dal and jaggery. Let it come to a boil. Simmer for 5 more minutes and garnish with cilantro.
Heat 1 tbsp of oil and add the seasoning ingredients. Add it to the simmering gothsu and mix.
Serve hot with Pongal, Idli or Dosai!
Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 316mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2079IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg