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January 9, 2012

Easy Brinjal Curry/ Kathirikai Poriyal Recipe

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I learnt this recipe from my neighbor. I am a big fan of brinjal but my hubby is just opposite to me. So i rarely buy this veggie and cook only for me specially. I love my mom’s brinjal stuffed poriyal very much. Next to that , this is the second best. It can be made in jiffy. It tastes the best with dal , sambar and morkuzhambu rice. I relished with keerai kuzhambu ..!!

brinjal curry

INGREDIENTS
  • Brinjal – 5 nos (medium size)
  • Sambar powder – 1 – 1.5 tsp
  • Tamarind – small gooseberry size
  • Jaggery – Small piece (Add more if want sweetish)
  • Salt & water – As needed
To temper & saute
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1/2 tsp
  • Jeera – 1/2 tsp
  • Channa dal – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Big onion – 1 no (slice cut)
  • Oil – As needed.
METHOD
  • Slit cut each brinjal into 8 pieces .Make thin slices so that it cooks quickly.Immerse in water till use. Soak tamarind in little water.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and temper all the items given above in the same order.
  • Saute onions till it turns transparent.Add the brinjal slices and saute for a minute.
  • Add the sambhar powder ,saute for sometime.Then add the tamarind extract , jaggery ,required water & salt.
  • Cover and cook for sometime.Switch off the flame once the brinjal is cooked.
****If u want in semi gravy consistency , switch off the flame when little water remains.It can be mixed in plain rice topped with ghee !!
Yummy brinjal curry is ready is to serve with dal rice , sambhar & morkuzhambu rice!!
BRINJAL CURRY 1
NOTE
  1. Use long green brinjal variety. But i used the normal purple ones.
  2. When i made this curry , i had cut the brinjal into 4 pieces so it was big to eat. Then my neighbour told me cut into very small , thin slices the next time. I found the taste was blended well when brinjal is small.


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36 comments :

Aarthi said...

yummy...tasty one..Bookmarked

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Finla said...

Looks super delicious.

Suja Manoj said...

Tasty and healthy curry..looks super yum

Julie said...

delicious masala,very tempting!

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Sobha Shyam said...

very delicious brinjal dish, looks great..

Sravs said...

simple and delicious brinjal curry !!

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Nalini's Kitchen said...

yummy and delicious brinjal currry...

divya said...

Delicious and inviting recipe. Looks simply yummy.

Cham said...

I love Brinjal and this one with tamarind is something to try! Delicious meal platter...

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

I love brinjal... with tamarind even better...
yummy!

VineelaSiva said...

Delicious and simple curry.

kittymatti said...

Oh this is so tasty ,perfect click!

Vikis Kitchen said...

I too like brinjal very much....curry makes me drool.Yummy!

Priya Suresh said...

Love simply with curd rice.

Unknown said...

Simple and yummy curry..luv it with rice

Sanctified Spaces said...

Simple recipes taste the best. Home cooking at its best.

Achu's Amma's Kitchen said...

Yummy will try..

Ganga Sreekanth said...

so tempting preperation...lovely

Indrani said...

Looks tempting, Chitra...loved the clicks

Swati Sapna said...

Im not a baingan lover frankly... but this does look good! the pictures are quite tempting :)

lubnakarim06 said...

Wow...looks spicy and yum...

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Sangeetha M said...

This looks so inviting, excellent preparation...well presented,loved it!!

Unknown said...

Curry looks aweosme.

Gayathri NG said...

Yummy n delicious curry...
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www.mahaslovelyhome.com said...

really very easy n yummy dear

Prathima Rao said...

easy & looks so tasty....!
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Christy Gerald said...

Yum Yum Brinjal Curry.Really luv it.Yummy

Teena said...

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Vikis Kitchen said...

Happy Pongal dear!

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking flavourful poriyal

Julie said...

Very delicious brinjal masala,yummy!!

Erivum Puliyum

Lifewithspices said...

very delicious looking curry..

Unknown said...

Brinjals are my favourite and this a intresting way to make it. I'll give this a try!

www.mahaslovelyhome.com said...

yummy n tatsy..loved the clik...