Brinjal Gravy - Without tamarind

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Total Time:
15-20 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 6 - brinjals
  • 2 cups - water from washed rice
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • 4 - shallots
  • 1 tbsp - coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp - channa dal
  • 4 - red chilli
  • 4 tbsp - coconut, grated
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch - turmeric powder

How to Make Brinjal Gravy - Without tamarind

  • Cut the brinjals into four halves
  • In a pan add oil and roast coriander seeds, channa dal, red chilli and shallots till the dal turns golden brown.
  • Cool and keep aside.
  • Meanwhile cook the brinjals in the washed rice water, which is otherwise called as arisi mandi.
  • Add salt and turmeric powder to this.
  • Grind the roasted spices along with coconut into a fine paste, adding little water to this.
  • When the brinjals are half cooked add this ground masala and cook nicely in a medium low flame.
  • When the brinjals are completely cooked and the gravy thickens switch off the flame.
  • Garnish with curry leaves and serve.
  • Recipe courtesy: Jeyashri's Kitchen