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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Brinjal Tomato Hot & Sweet Curry

Ingredients:
1 medium sized Eggplant / Brinjal / Badanekayi
1 small Tomato
5-6 Fenugreek leaves/ Methi leaves/Menthe soppu
Salt to taste
2 tsp grated Coconut
Pinch of Turmeric powder
Small piece of Jaggary
1 1/2 tsp Sambar powder
2-3 Curry leaves
2-3 Coriander leaves
1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
1/4 tsp Blackgram seeds
8-10 Fenugreek seeds/Menthe
2 tsp oil
Recipe:
Chop brinjal into long(1 inch sized) thin pieces and put in a vessel containing buttermilk water. Keep it aside for about 5 mins. Chop tomato into long thin pieces(1 inch sized). Chop fenugreek leaves into small pieces. Add mustard seeds, blackgram seeds, fenugreek seeds and oil in a thick bottomed vessel. Once it turns golden in color, add curry leaves, chopped fenugreek leaves, tomato and fry it for 3-4 mins. Add turmeric powder, salt, jaggary, chopped brinjal, water and cook it well. Once brinjal is cooked well, add 1-2 tsp sambar powder bring it to boil. Add grated coconut, mix it well and keep it in low flame for about 2-3 mins. Add chopped coriander leaves and mix it well. It goes well with Ragi Rotti, Spinach Rotti, Akki Rotti.

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