Brinjal Vathakuzhambu (Brinjal Curry)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 - brinjals
  • 10 - small onions
  • 10 pods - garlic
  • a few curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - mustard seeds
  • 4 - red chilli
  • 2 tbsp - sambar powder
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 2 oz - tamarind water
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 2 cups - water
  • salt to taste

How to Make Brinjal Vathakuzhambu (Brinjal Curry)

  • Heat a thick bottomed vessel and pour oil.
  • Fry the mustard seeds, garlic cloves, curry leaves and red chillies with the small onions.
  • When the onions turn golden brown, add the brinjals and saute until they are well cooked and the oil starts to separate.
  • Add sambar powder, coriander powder and water. Close the vessel with a lid and cook on medium flame.
  • After 20 minutes, check if the brinjals got cooked properly.
  • Add salt, pour tamarind water and bring the mixture to boil for 2 minutes. Then cook on high flame for about 5 minutes so that the gravy thickens. Serve hot.