Eggplant in Dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated : 3 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - eggplant, chopped into 1 - 1.5 inch long pieces.
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup - tur dal
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp - Tamarind paste
  • 1 tsp - Jaggery
  • 1 tsp - sambar/rasam powder (optional)
  • 1 to 2 tbsp - Coconut Milk (optional)
  • 1 to 2 tsp - oil/ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Jeera seeds
  • 3 to 4 - Green chillies
  • 3 to 4 - Curry leaves
  • 1 to 2 strands - cilantro, chopped finely
  • a generous pinch of Hing
  • salt to taste

How to Make Eggplant in Dal

  • Wash and pressure cook tur dal with a few drops of oil and turmeric, keep aside.
  • Cook the chopped eggplant with some salt and water.
  • Add the eggplant to the dal and cook for 4-5 mins.
  • Add sambar powder, coconut milk, jaggery, tamarind, and salt and cook for a further 3-5 minutes.
  • Temper mustard and jeera seeds, green chillies, curry leaves, and hing. Add it to the dal.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot with steamed rice.
  • Recipe and Image courtesy: Ramya
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