Last Updated on May 19, 2017
A easy dish which you can whip up in few minutes. Plus it goes great with curd rice, roti, rasam rice, even with some plain steamed rice..Delicious..I have lots of brinjal recipes in this blog, it is one of my favourite veg..
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Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves : 3 to 4
Brinjal / Baingan - 1 large
Oil - 2 tblspn + for shallow frying
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - ½ tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - ½ tsp
Onion - 1 medium chopped finely
Green Chillies - 2 chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Tomatoes - 2 chopped finely
Water - around 1 cup
Cut brinjal into thick rounds, now cut each rounds into strips.
Heat oil for shallow frying. Drop brinjal in and fry till golden. Remove and set aside.
Now drain most of the oil from the pan, keep just 2 tblspn in it.
Add in mustard and cumin. let them pop.
Add in onions, chillies and saute till golden.
Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min or so.
Add in salt and spice powders and mix well.
Now add in tomatoes and cook for couple of mins, add in a splash of water and cook till tomatoes turn mushy.
Now add in another splash of water and when it starts to bubble, add in fried brinjal and mix. Simmer for 5 mins or so.
|Slice into rounds|
|Cut each rounds into strips|
|Heat some oil for shallow frying|
|Add brinjals in|
|Fry till golden|
|Remove it to a plate|
|Now take your other ingredients|
|Drain off most of the oil, keep just few spoons|
|Add in cumin and mustard seeds|
|add in onions and chillies|
|cook till golden|
|Add in ginger garlic paste|
|saute for a min or so|
|Add in chilli, coriander, turmeric and salt|
|Add in chopped tomatoes|
|Mix well and cook for couple of mins|
|Add in a splash of water|
|Cook till the tomatoes turn mushy and the masala is done|
|Now add another splash of water|
|Add in the fried brinjal|
|mix well and simmer for few more mins|