Brinjal Curry with Garlic

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 10 - brinjals
  • 10 flakes - garlic
  • 1 - onion
  • 2 - tomatoes
  • 1 tsp - sambar powder
  • 1/8 tsp - turmeric powder
  • salt as needed
  • 1 tsp - coconut oil (optional)
  • To temper: 2 tbsp - oil
  • 3/4 tsp - mustard
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • 2 tsp - channa dal
  • 1 sprig - curry leaves

How to Make Brinjal Curry with Garlic

  • Cut the brinjals and onion lengthwise and chop the tomatoes.
  • Peel the garlic, and if the flakes are big, cut them into two.
  • Boil the brinjals with garlic, salt, turmeric and sambar powder (you can replace sambar powder with red chilli powder). Brinjal gets cooked very quickly so take care not to overcook.
  • When the brinjals are done, drain and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan/kadai and temper with the ingredients mentioned.
  • Fry the onion until transparent, then add the tomatoes with required salt.
  • When the tomatoes turn mushy, add the boiled brinjal, mix well and cook over medium flame until the oil separates from the curry and the masala turns brown.
  • Do not turn frequently, just let it brown evenly.
  • Serve with rice.
  • Recipe and Image courtesy: Rak`s Kitchen