Brinjal Kootu

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Total Time:
30-45 mins
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • Brinjals - 6 | Thur dhal - 1 cup
  • Tamarind - 1 lemon size
  • Channa dal 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
  • Red chillies - 6
  • Black pepper - 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Coriander seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Onion - 1
  • Peanut oil - 1 tbsp
  • Peanuts - 1 tbsp
  • Copra -1 tbsp
  • Mustard -1/2 tsp

How to Make Brinjal Kootu

  • Roast the channa dal, urad dhal, red chillies, pepper, asafoetida, copra, fenugreek seeds and coriander seeds
  • Fry onion in 1 tsp oil and add it to the roasted masala and grind it into a paste
  • Cook the thur dhal and peanuts in the pressure cooker
  • Heat some oil in a kadai and add the mustard and the chopped brinjal. Fry the brinjals until tender.
  • Add the tamarind juice and bring it to boil and then add the ground masala and salt and boil it for 2 mins
  • Add the cooked dhal and boil for 10 mins on low fire
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and curry leaves

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