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Spicy Brinjal Curry Recipe

Spicy Brinjal Curry is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
On :
Thursday, 21 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes


  • 6 - tender Brinjals
  • 1 cup - Peanuts
  • 2 - Onions
  • 6 flakes - Garlic
  • 12 - Red Chillies
  • 2 tbsp - Urad Dal
  • 2 tbsp - Coconut
  • 2 tbsp - Chana dal
  • a pinch - Turmeric powder
  • small piece - Ginger
  • a pinch - Hing powder
  • 1 tbsp - jeera(cumin seeds)
  • Curry leaves to saute
  • Jaggery ( optional )
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying
  • How to Make Spicy Brinjal Curry:

    1. Heat little oil in a kadai. Fry urad dal, chana dal, peanuts, red chillies, ginger, some garlic flakes, hing, coconut, jeera (do not overcook).
    2. Grind into a masala.
    3. In a skillet, heat some oil and saute remaining garlic flakes, onions, brinjals (cut lengthwise) until the onions and brinjals turns translucent and without any raw smell.
    4. Take a large kadai with oil, and saute the ground masala.
    5. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt.
    6. When the masala is simmering, add the sauteed onion-brinjal mixture and jiggery.
    7. Cook the masala for some time until the gravy becomes a little thick.
    8. Heat a spoon of ghee, add mustard seeds and curry leaves and pour on the masala.
    9. Serve hot with rice and papads.


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