Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Brinjal Masala


Small violet brinals-1/4kg
Finely cut onions - 1/4cup
Chopped Tomatoes - 1/4cup
Tamarind extract - little
Red chilli powder - 1.5tsp
Grated Jaggery - 2tsps
Salt as required
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsps

Dry roast separately and powder:
White sesame seeds - 1 tsp
Roasted peanuts - 1 tsp
Dhania - 1 tsp


1.Slice brinjals lengthwise and deep fry in hot oil till golden brown. Keep aside.
2.Fry sliced onions till golden brown and then grind to coarse paste.
3.Heat oil in a frying pan and fry cut onions till golden.
4.Add sliced tomatoes and fry till it becomes pulpy.
5.Mix ground paste of onion, chilli powder, ginger garlic paste and fry for few minutes.
6.Add salt, jaggery and tamarind extract.
7.cook for few minutes. Add roasted and powdered ingredients. stir for few minutes.
8.Pour 2 cups of water and when it starts boiling add fried brinjals and cook till it becomes a thick gravy.