Brinjal is one of the most commonly available and cooked vegetable in South India. It is available almost throughout the year. Brinjal adds a unique flavor to the dish it is added. Brinjal is not only tasty but also very healthy.It is rich in potassium and has high water content and fiber. So utilize the benefits of brinjal by including it our daily food in any form like the kathirikkai kulambu, vangi bath, ennai kathirikkai, brinjal curry and so on… it tastes best in whatever method it may be cooked.
Brinjal Masala - Kathirikkai Masala - Egg Plant Curry
By January 8, 2013Published:
- Yield: 1 bowl (3 Servings)
- Cook: 10 mins
Nutritious Brinjal cooked with masala along onions and tomatoes.
- 200 grams Brinjal chopped
- 1 Onion chopped
- 1 tomato
- 1/2 teaspoon Chilli powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
- to taste Salt
- 2 tablespoon Oil preferably gingeley oil
- 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds and urad dal
- few Curry leaves
- Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds and urad dal. Once they splutter, add onions, curry leaves and saute. Then add the tomatoes and saute.
- Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt.
- Meanwhile chop the brinjal into desired shape.
- Add the chopped brinjal. Sprinkle very little water.
- Cover and cook for 3 - 5 minutes or until the brinjal becomes soft and tender.
- Remove the lid and cook for a few more minutes to evaporate the remaining water.
- Transfer to serving bowl.
- Serve this delicious Brinjal masala with rice and dal.
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