Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Brinjal(Egg Plant) Curry

                               Brinjal(eggplant) Curry

 Preparation time: 5minutes                                                              Servings: 4
 Cooking time: 10 minutes 


·         4 Fresh Brinjal(Baby Egg Plant) finely chopped
·         1 medium size onion finely chopped
·         1 tomato finely chopped
·         ¾ - 1 tsp chilli powder
·         1 ½ tsp coriander powder
·         2 tsp Chana dal
·         3 tbsp Oil
·         Salt to taste
·         1 cup water


Step 1:  Transfer the brinjal to a bowl containing water as soon as you are done chopping to prevent them from turning brown.

Step 2:  Heat oil in a thick bottom pan, add chana dal and saute it. Add chopped onion saute and for a minute. Add brinjal and saute once, allow it to cook until half done.

Step 3: Add tomato and saute for a few seconds. Add chilli powder, coriander powder, stir and add 1 cup of water, salt. Cover the lid and cook for 3-4 minutes or till gravy becomes thick. Turn off the stove and garnish with coriander.


  • Serve warm
  • Enjoy with roti/chapati.
  • Grated coconut shall be added at the end before turning off stove(optional).

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