Potato Brinjal Masala

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 - Medium-sized brinjals.
  • 2 - Medium-sized potatoes.
  • 1 - Medium-sized capsicum.
  • 1 - Medium-sized tomato.
  • 1.5 inch piece - Ginger.
  • 10 cloves - Garlic.
  • 2 - green Chillies.
  • 2 tbsps - Corn-starch.
  • oil to deep fry.
  • 1/2 cup - Gram Flour (besan).
  • Salt to taste.
  • 2 tsps - Red Chillies (crushed).
  • 2 Cups - Yogurt.
  • 1/2 tbsp - peppercorns.
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin Seeds.
  • 1/4 tsp - Mustard Seeds.
  • 1/4 tsp- Fenugreek Seeds.
  • 1 pinch - Asafoetida.
  • Rock Salt to taste.

How to Make Potato Brinjal Masala

  • Wash and cut brinjals into thick roundels. Peel, wash and cut potatoes into juliennes.
  • Wash and cut capsicum into dices. Wash tomato, de-seed and cut into dices.
  • Peel, wash and grind ginger and garlic to a fine paste. Remove stems, wash and chop green chillies finely.
  • Mix the potato julienne in the corn flour.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the potato julienne. Drain and keep aside.
  • Make a thick batter of gram flour, salt, ginger-garlic paste, chopped green chillies, half the crushed red chillies and water.
  • Heat the oil in a kadai. Dip the brinjal roundels in the batter and deep fry. Drain and then put them in water.
  • Mix together yogurt, chopped green chillies and salt.
  • Dry roast peppercorns, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and powder them.
  • Add asafoetida, rock salt and rest of the crushed red chillies.
  • Take out the brinjal roundels from water and gently press to remove water. Arrange in a dish.
  • Pour the yogurt mixture over the brinjal roundels. Sprinkle the spice powder generously over them.
  • Garnish with capsicum, tomato cubes and potato juliennes and serve.