Spicy Brinjal

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2- large brinjals
  • 1 -small tomato
  • 2- green chillies
  • 1 -small lime size ball of tamarind soaked in 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp -broken urad dal
  • 1 tsp -channa dal
  • 1/2 tsp -methi seeds and mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - home made sambhar powder
  • 1 pinch -asafoetida
  • salt
  • curry leaves and coriander leaves for garnishing
  • 1 tsp -besan

How to Make Spicy Brinjal

  • Apply any edible oil on the brinjal and roast it on slow flame on the gas.
  • Those having microwave can keep it on high for 4 mins (but it tastes better when on the gas).
  • Chop tomatoes very finely and cut chillies into large pieces.
  • Let the brinjal cool down, peel off the skin and mash it.
  • Take a heavy bottom pan and pour in a little oil.
  • Put in all the seeds for seasoning.
  • Now put the green chillies and tomatoes.
  • Let it cook for a while.
  • Add the mashed brinjal and stir fry on low flame for 2 mins.
  • Put in the sambhar powder and add salt, asafoetida and curry leaves.
  • Lastly, pour in the tamarind water.
  • Now make a paste of besan with very little cold water.
  • Add it to the boiling gravy. Check the consistency and adjust accordingly.
  • Now garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with plain rice, pongal, dry phulka or idlis.