Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Brinjal Curry


Medium size brinjals -8(not round ones)
Ginger -2inches
coriander-equal to ginger
tamarind juice( thick) -1 t.sp.
turmuric powder-1/2 t.sp.
chana dal--1 t.sp
Urud dal-1 t.sp
mustard seeds-1/2 t.sp
cumin seeds-1/2 t.sp
oil-4 t.sp.s
green chiilies 5
red chillies -3(cut into pieces)
salt to taste


1.First make a paste of green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves nicely.

2.Cut the brinjals into 2 inch pieces
3.Heat oil in a thick bottom pan. Put chana dal, urud dal, cumin seeds,
mustard seeds. Allow to splutter. Add red chillies and fry nicely.

4.Put the brinjal pieces, salt and turmuric.

5.Fry them for a while and cover the pan, with a plate. Put some water
in the plate.

6.After the brinjals are half cooked, put the tamarind juice,
ginger-coriander paste in the brinjal pieces and mix well.

7.Close the pan again, but stir it frequently.

8.After 5 or 6 minutes, the curry is ready.

9.Sprinkle the coriander leaves and serve.

10.Tastes good with white rice and ghee.


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