Brinjal Avial

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Brinjal (small eggplant) - 4
  • Onions - 2
  • Tomatoes - 2
  • Green Chillies - 2
  • Grated Coconut - 1/4 cup
  • Tamarind- small, lime size
  • Small Onions - 3
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder - little
  • Mustard seeds, Venthayam, Salt
  • Curry Leaves
  • Dried Red Chillies - 3

How to Make Brinjal Avial

  • Cut onions, brinjal, tomatoes, and green chillies to long pieces. Grind small onions, coconut, dried red chillies, and turmeric powder in a mixer.
  • Soak tamarind in little water and take the concentrated juice out.
  • Heat oil and add mustard seeds, venthayam, and curry leaves. Wait till the seeds pop.
  • Add onions, tomatoes, brinjal, and green chillies and fry for a minute.
  • Add tamarind juice and salt.
  • After the vegetables get cooked, add the ground mix and keep stirring. After two minutes the bringal avial is ready for serving. Tastes good as a side dish with rasam or curd rice.