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Chettinaad Brinjal Kootu Recipe

Chettinaad Brinjal Kootu is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Friday, 28 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes

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  • 1 cup - Bengal Gram (Channa) Dal
  • 1/2 cup - tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 kg - Brinjal
  • 10 to 12 Green chillies or to taste
  • 8 flakes garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 red chillies, broken into pieces
  • few Curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • How to Make Chettinaad Brinjal Kootu:

    1. Cook Bengal gram Dal till soft. Mash lightly. (It must be a coarsely mashed lump)
    2. Cut brinjals into halves, along the length and slice thinly.
    3. Heat the oil in a Kadai. Add mustard and cumin.
    4. When they splutter, add garlic and fry till golden brown.
    5. Add red chillies, fry for few minutes.
    6. Add green chillies, curry leaves and turmeric powder.
    7. Add brinjals slices and fry well. Add tomato and salt.
    8. Cook till the vegetables are soft. Add the Dal and little water.
    9. Simmer for few minutes . (This dish is of semi-solid consistency)
    10. Serve hot with steamed rice and Rasam.


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