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Ennai Katrikai Recipe

Ennai Katrikai is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 25 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • Green Brinjals - 1/4 kg
  • Tamarind paste - 3 cups
  • Ginger paste - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil - 4 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Methi seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 5-6
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp.
  • Ingredients for dry masala:
  • Dhaniya seeds - 50 g
  • Urad Dal - 2 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 50 g
  • Hing (asafoetida) - a pinch
  • Salt as required.
  • How to Make Ennai Katrikai:

    1. Dry roast the dry masala ingredients. Grind them to a smooth powder.
    2. Add water while grinding the masala.
    3. Wash brinjals and make four cuts in the brinjals. Don't cut the stem of the brinjals.
    4. Fill masala in the brinjals. Leave the remaining masala for the gravy.
    5. Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds, methi seeds, ginger paste, turmeric powder and curry leaves. Allow to splutter.
    6. Add brinjals in the kadai and fry for 3 mins.
    7. Add rest of the masala and tamarind water.
    8. Cover and cook over a medium flame for about 1/2 hour - check every 15 mins.
    9. When its completely cooked, oil will separate from the gravy.
    10. Serve hot with steamed rice and papadum.



     

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