Spicy Brinjal Curry

6 Aug

brinjal_menthi
Vankaya Menthi Karam

Ingredients:

Brinjals 5 – 8
Whole Red Chiles 3 – 5
Fenugreek Seeds 1 tsp
Urad Dal 1 1/2 tbsp
Tamarind 1 inch sized ball
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tsp

Talimpu:

Chana Dal 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken Red Chiles 5
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Wash, remove stems and slit brinjals vertically twice.
Soak them in water for further use.

Heat a tsp of oil in a pan, add fenugreek seeds, urad dal and red chiles.
Fry until dal changes color and remove from heat.
Cool the fried ingredients and grind everything into fine powder.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add brinjals, tamarind, ground spice powder and salt.
Pour half a cup of water and cook covered on medium flame until brinjal turns soft.
Serve hot with steamed rice.

Notes: Make sure brinjals are perfectly cooked.

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3 Responses to “Spicy Brinjal Curry”

  1. madhulatha August 17, 2008 at 11:52 pm #

    Its very beautiful to look. Feel like preparing right now.

  2. rehnaz August 21, 2008 at 1:39 am #

    its looking very tasty.want to make it immediately

  3. mary puanes February 20, 2009 at 9:06 pm #

    a very good idea i ever herd…

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