Brinjal with Garlic paste curry



This is my entry for JFI “Eggplant” hosted by Sangeetha of Ghar ka Khana


  Brinjal is one of my favourite vegetable as it takes less time to cook and tastes good with a combination of many vegetables like potato,tomato,cauliflower .Here I am posting brinjals stuffed with garlic paste recipe.Try this..very simple stuffing to make.



  1. Purple brinjals – 6
  2. Garlic pods – 4
  3. Red chilli powder – 3tsp
  4. Cumin seeds – 1tsp
  5. Tamarind paste – 2tsp
  6. Salt – 3tsp
  7. Oil – 3tsp


  • Prepare the stuffing by grinding garlic pods,redchillipowder,cumin seeds,tamarind paste and salt into a smooth paste.
  • Slit the brinjals lenghthwise,without cutting the stalk and fill it with the stuffing carefully.
  • Heat oil in pan and drop the stuffed brinjals ,cover and cover over medium flame till the brinjals are tender,stirring from time to time.
  • This curry tastes grt with rice or chapathis.

14 responses to this post.

  1. Mine too! Looks delicious.Garlic and Eggplants go very well together:))


  2. Posted by madhoori on June 6, 2007 at 12:54 pm

    Hi Asha,
    Thanku so much for your valuable comments.


  3. This is looking delish……Love it….Nice colour…


  4. Hi madhoori
    that was a wonderful recipe.looking delocious.


  5. never heard of that recipe before. looks yummy. in fact all your recipes looks unique and reminds me of my MIL.


  6. what a firey colour madhoo…beautiful… got to try this soon as i cant resist the temptation of brinjal and garlic:)


  7. Posted by madhoori on June 16, 2007 at 1:44 pm

    Thanku so much Sukanya,Swapna,Sharmi and Sia for your kind and encouraging comments.


  8. Posted by anjou on July 4, 2008 at 6:46 am

    Very well written and easy to follow. Definately need to try. As for myself I use groundnut powder (not very fine) together with all the other masalas.


  9. I agreed with you


  10. Posted by soma on February 9, 2009 at 6:07 am

    It is looking good , but i think a little add of corainder powder will add to taste and whether it will be cooked fully if we stuff it with tamrind and others paste. As tamarind wont allow to cook properly so most of the receipes it is added at last.


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  12. Posted by nare on May 6, 2012 at 3:21 pm

    wow , i like brinjal especially stuffed brinjal curries ,,..
    here also
    u will find
    easy tips to cook


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