Brinjal Curry (Gosthu)

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Total Time:
50 mins
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 5 - Brinjal (Medium Size)
  • 2 - Onions (Medium Size)
  • 5 - Green Chillies
  • 1 inch ball - Tamarind
  • 8 - Curry leaves
  • 3 - Red Chillies
  • 100 ml (10 to 12 tbsp) - Sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp - Bengal gram
  • 2 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • Turmeric powder - a little
  • Asafoetida - a little
  • .5 tsp - Mustard seeds
  • Salt - as required

How to Make Brinjal Curry (Gosthu)

  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the red chillies, coriander seeds, 1 tbsp bengal gram, and asafoetida until they become light red. Grind it to a powder and keep aside.
  • Dice the brinjals in circular shape.
  • Chop onions and slice green chillies lengthwise.
  • Dilute tamarind in water.
  • Heat sesame oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and the remaining bengal gram and fry till it becomes golden brown.
  • Then add curry leaves, onion, green chillies, brinjal, and turmeric powder and sautee for 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Then add salt and diluted tamarind water and cook until the oil rises to form a layer on top.
  • Next, add the ground powder, cook for 5 minutes in low flame and remove from heat.
  • Serve with Idli, dosa or curd rice.