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Kathrikai Gothsu

Kathrikai Gothsu

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Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Calories 878 kcal


  • 6 Egg plants small
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 Green Chilly Finely cut
  • Few Curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 Marble sized Tamarind
  • 3/4 Cup Warm water
  • 1 Tbsp Gothsu Podi
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida
  • 2 tsp Jaggery
  • 1 tbsp Coriander
  • To taste Salt


  • Soak the tamarind in warm water for 1/2 hour. Squeeze and strain the liquid keep aside
  • Remove the stalk and cut the eggplants into 4 pieces each.
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute the eggplants for a while with a lid closed. Cook for 3 minutes and let it cool. Now remove the skin of the eggplants and mash the eggplants and keep aside.
  • Now heat the 2 tsp oil in the same pan. Add mustard seeds and let it splutter.
  • Now add the green chillies and saute for 1 minute
  • Next add the curry leaves and saute for 1 minute
  • Now pour the tamarind juice and let it boil for 2-3 minutes or till the raw smell goes away
  • Next add the mashed brinjals and boil well.
  • Now add the gothsu powder and salt and continue to boil. Add more water to get the required consistency
  • Finally add the jaggery and and asafetida and boil for 2-3 minutes.
  • Garnich with corinader leaves or curry leaves
  • Serve hot with ven pongal


Calories: 878kcalCarbohydrates: 176gProtein: 28gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 60mgPotassium: 6474mgFiber: 84gSugar: 109gVitamin A: 1090IUVitamin C: 126mgCalcium: 266mgIron: 7mg
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