Brinjal with Tomato

20 Aug

vankaya_tomato
Vankaya Tomato Kura

Ingredients:

Brinjal/ Vankaya 3
Tomatoes 2
Green chillies 3
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder a pinch

Talimpu:

Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Urad dal 1 tbsp
Broken red chillies 4
Curry leaves 8
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Remove stems and chop green chillies finely.
Chop tomatoes into cubes.

Remove stems and wash brinjals.
Chop them into inch sized cubes.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When urad dal turns light brown, add chopped green chillies and tomato cubes.
When tomatoes become almost tender, add brinjal cubes and salt.
Cook covered for a minute or two until soft and serve hot with rice.

Notes: Use one eggplant if you can’t find brinjals.

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7 Responses to “Brinjal with Tomato”

  1. prema August 20, 2007 at 2:03 pm #

    Hey this dish looks very simple and nice from the brinjal masala I make. with no onions and no powders they sure bring out the taste of brinjal..

  2. Suganya August 20, 2007 at 5:05 pm #

    That au-gratin dish looks beautiful!

  3. lori lynn at Taste With The Eyes August 20, 2007 at 8:05 pm #

    Hi – I just found your blog via Cynthia at “Tastes Like Home” in Barbados.

    I just started my food blog in June and I am sure I can learn a lot from you. Looking forward to visiting often.

  4. Asha August 21, 2007 at 7:14 am #

    Hi Anusha, dish looks yum! I will be home later today, see you tomorrow girl!:))

  5. papia November 7, 2009 at 11:04 am #

    add coriender leaves and taste it!

  6. lubna November 8, 2009 at 12:21 am #

    just came back from store with brinjals,coz cant resist this recipe.

  7. Raji January 25, 2010 at 10:41 am #

    cook the eggplants right and they just melt in mouth

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