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Brinjal Kara Kuzhambu Recipe

Brinjal Kara Kuzhambu is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Wednesday, 22 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 3 - brinjal, medium size
  • 10 - Sambar Onion
  • 1/2 - big Onion
  • 1 - Tomato
  • 1 tbsp - Coconut gratings
  • Tamarind - small Lemon size
  • 1 tbsp - sambar powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - gingilly oil
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard
  • 1/2 tsp - Fenugreek
  • 2 - Red Chillies
  • 1 tbsp - Bengal Gram dal
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • Salt - as per taste
  • How to Make Brinjal Kara Kuzhambu:

    1. Soak tamarind and salt in water
    2. Squeeze out the juice, add water and make 3 cups of tamarind water
    3. Cut the brinjal, tomato, onion into medium size pieces
    4. Cut the sambar onion into two
    5. In a kadai put one tsp oil and add big onion pieces and fry till it turns transparent
    6. Add tomato pieces and fry till the tomatoes are mashed well
    7. Add coconut gratings and sambar powder and fry for two minutes
    8. Remove and cool it. When it is cooled, grind to a fine paste
    9. Put the remaining oil in the kadai. When it is hot splutter mustard
    10. Now, add Bengal gram dal, broken red chillies and curry leaves
    11. Then add fenugreek and fry till it turns light brown
    12. Add cut sambar onions and fry well
    13. Add brinjal pieces and fry for two to three minutes
    14. Now add tamarind water along with turmeric powder
    15. Bring to boil, reduce the heat and cook till the brinjal is soft
    16. Now add the ground paste along with a cup of water and stir well
    17. Allow to cook in reduced heat for three to five minutes
    18. Recipe Courtesy: Kamala's Corner


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