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Brinjal Curry (Gosthu) Recipe

Brinjal Curry (Gosthu) is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
30 mins
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 5 - Brinjal (Medium Size)
  • 2 - Onions (Medium Size)
  • 5 - Green chillies
  • 1 inch ball - Tamarind
  • 8 - Curry leaves
  • 3 - Red Chillies
  • 100 ml (10 to 12 tbsp) - Sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp - Bengal Gram
  • 2 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • Turmeric powder - a little
  • Asafoetida - a little
  • .5 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • Salt - as required
  • How to Make Brinjal Curry (Gosthu):

    1. Heat oil in a pan and fry the red chillies, coriander seeds, 1 tbsp bengal gram, and asafoetida until they become light red. Grind it to a powder and keep aside.
    2. Dice the brinjals in circular shape.
    3. Chop onions and slice green chillies lengthwise.
    4. Dilute tamarind in water.
    5. Heat sesame oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and the remaining bengal gram and fry till it becomes golden brown.
    6. Then add curry leaves, onion, green chillies, brinjal, and turmeric powder and sautee for 7 to 8 minutes.
    7. Then add salt and diluted tamarind water and cook until the oil rises to form a layer on top.
    8. Next, add the ground powder, cook for 5 minutes in low flame and remove from heat.
    9. Serve with Idli, dosa or curd rice.





     

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