Kathirikaai (Egg Plant) Kaara Kuzhambu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 - small egg plants
  • 4 pods - garlic
  • 2 tsp - chilli powder
  • paste of lemon-sized tamarind
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - bengal gram
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to fry

How to Make Kathirikaai (Egg Plant) Kaara Kuzhambu

  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a kadai.
  • Add the mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
  • Add the Bengal gram, crushed garlic, curry leaves, turmeric and asafoetida.
  • Now make slits in the brinjal.
  • Add the brinjals and fry them for 2 mins.
  • Now add 2 cups water and add the tamarind to the mixture.
  • Allow it to boil for another 3-4 mins.
  • Add the chilli powder and salt.
  • Serve hot with rice.