Kadai Brinjal

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 - big brinjals
  • 4 tbsps - malai/ cream
  • 1 inch - ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 - green chilli, finely chopped
  • 1.5 tsps - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - dhania jeera powder
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 1 tsp - tandoori masala
  • Salt
  • Coriander leaves
  • 1 - onion, finely chopped
  • 1 - small tomato
  • 1/2 tbsp - tomato ketchup
  • Oil
  • Butter
  • Shahi jeera

How to Make Kadai Brinjal

  • First grill the brinjal on a gas stove or in an oven.
  • Let it cool and then scoop the inner part of the brinjal and mash it.
  • In a kadai, add a little bit oil and butter together.
  • Now add shahi jeera in oil, then add finely chopped onion and saute it well.
  • Once the onion has softened, then add finely chopped green chillies and ginger.
  • Saute it for minute or two, then add chopped tomato.
  • Once the tomato is pulpy, add all the powders - red chillies, turmeric powder, garam masala, dhania jeera powder and tandoori masala.
  • Once everything is mixed properly, add salt as required.
  • Now add tomato ketchup it and let it cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add some coriander leaves.
  • Now add mashed brinjal and cook it for 5 minutes.
  • Finally add cream/ malai.
  • Continuously stir it for a minute and garnish it with coriander leaves.
  • Serve with hot roti.