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Brinjals with Dried Shrimp

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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