Brinjal curry with Fenugreek seeds

 

Brinjal is a versatile vegetable which when cooked with right ingredients tastes great and I love this vegetable for the reason it cooks really quick and easy to prepare.

Ingredients:

  1. Brinjals – 6
  2. Tamarind pulp – 3tsp
  3. Turmeric powder – 1tsp
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Oil – 3tsp

Fenugreek powder(Menthi gunda):

  1. Chana dal – 1tsp
  2. Urad dal – 1tsp
  3. Coriander seeds – 1tsp
  4. Fenugreek seeds – 1tsp
  5. Hing – 1/2tsp
  6. Whole red chillies – 4

Method:

  • Heat 1 tsp of oil add chana dal,urad dal,coriander seeds,Hing,fenugreek seeds,redchillies in order , roast and grind them into a coarse powder.
  • Cut brinjals into bite size pieces and boil them in water by adding tamarind juice,turmeric and salt till the brinjal pieces are just soft enough.
  • Remove for water , drain them and keep aside.
  • In a pan add 2 tsp of oil add brinjal pieces , sprinkle some salt and fry them till they are sligtly brown in color.
  • Now to this add the ground powder and mix well and remove form stove.
  • This goes well with hot plain rice.

4 responses to this post.

  1. Give me Brinja any time, I am ready to eat! Dish looks fabulous Madhoo!:)

    Reply

  2. Posted by madhoori on November 29, 2007 at 10:09 am

    Hello Asha,
    Wow! so quick with your comment.Thankyou

    Reply

  3. Menthi vankaya koora bhale undi. Nenu koncham nuvvulu pappu kooda kaluputhanu podi lo, try adding it next time. It really adds a nice nutty flavor and taste.

    Reply

  4. Lovely recipe , i’ll surely try making this one.

    Reply

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