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Simple Brinjal Curry Recipe

Simple Brinjal Curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Monday, 7 August, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1/2 kg - Brinjal (long variety)
  • 1 - Onion
  • Green chilli paste or 3-4 - Green chillies, cut into small pieces
  • Ginger-garlic paste
  • Curry leaves (optional)
  • Cilantro
  • 1/2 tbsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp - Mustard Seeds
  • Oil
  • Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Water (mixed with salt)
  • How to Make Simple Brinjal Curry:

    1. Chop onion into small pieces and keep aside.
    2. Cut brinjal into long, medium pieces and keep the pieces in salt water.
    3. Heat oil in a kadai.
    4. Add jeera/cumin and mustard seeds.
    5. If using curry leaves, add now.
    6. When they start spluttering, add onions and turmeric powder.
    7. Let the onions cook for 1-2 minutes.
    8. Add ginger-garlic paste now or add it after adding the brinjal pieces.
    9. Add chilli paste (preferably) or green chillies.
    10. Cook the mixture for 1-2 minutes to get rid of the smell of chillies and onions.
    11. Add the brinjal pieces and throw the salted water away.
    12. Add salt. Cover them and let them deep fry on slow heat for 15-20 minutes.
    13. Sprinkle with cilantro to add aroma. Eat with chapati or rice.


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