Brinjal Masala Curry

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Brinjal Masala Curry is an amazing mix of brinjals with spices stuffed into them, cooked in gravy. It is a unique Andhra based Indian dish and is savored by vegetarian food lovers.

An easy boiling technique is used to make this brinjal curry. The key is to cut the brinjal pieces into 4 parts and soak in salt water. We are totally going to reveal how to make this recipe without taking you to another page.

The important thing in making this recipe is preparing the masala using khus khus, onion, ginger, garlic, coriander seeds, tomato, coconut powder, red chili and turmeric powder. This is eventually stuffed into brinjal and that is what makes it unique recipe. Truly Andhra's favorite, you must try this recipe at home.

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  • Small brinjals - 8
  • Chopped onions - 2
  • Tomatoes - 2
  • Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Khus khus - 1 tbsp
  • Garlic cloves - 2
  • Ginger - small piece
  • Dry coconut powder - 3 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Cumin - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tbsp
  • Oil

How to Make Brinjal Masala Curry

  • Cut brinjals into 4 parts without slitting the top edge. Soak them in salt water for half an hour
  • Prepare the masala paste by grinding coriander seeds, khus khus, onion, ginger, garlic, tomatoes, coconut powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt
  • Stuff the masala into the brinjals and keep the remaining masala aside
  • Heat oil in a large vessel and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds
  • After mustard seeds splutter, drop the brinjals and the remaining masala in the vessel. Cover the vessel with lid and boil for 10 mins
  • While brinjals boil with the masala paste, add the milk and mix the curry occasionally until brinjals are completely cooked (don't add water)
  • Serve with hot rice