Brinjal Curry (Kerala Style)

Brinjal Curry (Kerala Style)
Kerala style brinjal curry is a spicy and finger licking vegetable gravy that goes well with steamed rice and even with paratha or roti.
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  1. Brinjal (choose small ones)- 250 gm
  2. Coconut oil-2 tbsp
  3. Thinly chopped onion-1 large
  4. Crushed ginger-1 tsp
  5. Turmeric powder-11/2 tsp
  6. Coriander powder-1 tsp
  7. Chilly powder-1 tsp
  8. Salt-to taste
  9. Chopped tomato-1large
  10. Grated coconut-2 tbsp
  11. Tamarind-one lemon size
Ingredients for seasoning:
  1. Coconut oil-1 tbsp
  2. Fenugreek seeds (uluva/ methi)- 1/4 tsp
  3. Dry red chilly-2
  4. Curry leaves-a spring
  5. Chilly powder-1/4 tsp
  • Soak the tamarind in 1/2 cup of hot water.keep aside.
  • Squeeze it well and take the pulp water.
  • Heat a pan with coconut oil.
  • Make diagonal slits on the brinjal and add them in to the oil; roast it for about 6 minutes or until slight golden in color.
  • Take it out from the pan and keep aside.
  • Add thinly chopped onions in to the same pan and saute well until golden in color.
  • Add ginger; saute a minute.
  • Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and salt.; mix well.
  • Add chopped tomato and saute until mashed well.
  • Add grated coconut and mix for a minute.
  • Turn off heat and allow to cools down.
  • Add this in to a blender along with 1/4 cup of water and blend smooth.
  • Heat a pan with coconut oil for seasoning.
  • Crackle mustard seeds followed by fenugreek seeds.
  • Add dry red chilly and curry leaves.
  • Add chilly powder and mix it.
  • Quickly add the blended onion masala paste in to the pan.
  • Add tamarind pulp water and salt if required.
  • Add little more water if needed to make a curry consistency.
  • Add the sauted brinjals in to it and mix well.
  • Cover the lid and cook for about 10 to 12 minutes until gravy thickens and brinjal gets cooked well without mashing.
  • Turn off heat and serve the curry with steamed rice.
Brinjal Curry (Kerala Style)
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