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Brinjals with Dried Shrimp Recipe

Brinjals with Dried Shrimp is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow-Fried Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 8 - small brinjals, cut into quarters and soaked in haldi-salt water
  • a handful of dried shrimps, soaked in water
  • 1 - onion, chopped
  • 1 - tomato, chopped
  • 4 Cloves - garlic, crushed/chopped
  • 1-2 sprigs - Curry leaves
  • 1 - green chilli, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - jeera/cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp - haldi/turmeric powder
  • 1" stick of Cinnamon
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - Sugar
  • 3 tbsp - Olive oil
  • How to Make Brinjals with Dried Shrimp:

    1. Heat 2 tbsp of oil and fry the onions to pink on medium heat.
    2. Add garlic, green chilli, cinnamon and the powdered spices. Stir and cook well for a minute.
    3. Add 1 tbsp of oil.
    4. Wash the shrimps in a colander (there might be sand in it).
    5. Drain, paper-pat dry and add the shrimps to the onions.
    6. Fry well for a minute, covered.
    7. Add the tomatoes and curry leaves and cook for a minute.
    8. Wash and drain the brinjals.
    9. Add to the cooking mixture.
    10. Add salt and sugar.
    11. Add 2-3 tbsp of water and cook covered on medium heat for 5 minutes or until the brinjal is soft (not mushy).
    12. Serve hot with roti or khichdi.




     

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