Monday, August 19, 2013

Vankaya Kura | Eggplant/Brinjal Curry

A simple eggplant curry, which is made in many households & which is also one of my comfort foods. It’s a sauté of brinjals with a combo of coconut, ginger & green chilis. 


Ingredients
3 Cups of sliced Indian eggplant
½ Cup chopped coconut
5 Green chilis
¼ cup chopped ginger
1 Tsp mustard
1 Tsp jeera
1 Tsp channa dal
1 Tsp urad dal
1Tbs curry leaves
1 Tbs oil
Salt


Heat pan with oil. Add mustard, jeera, channa, urad dal & curry leaves. Once the mustard starts jumping around add the sliced eggplant to pan. Sauté veggie for few seconds & closes it with a lid.
Meanwhile grind coconut, green chili & ginger. Once the eggplant cooked well add salt & and the grind mixture to pan. Sauté curry for 2mins before you switch off heat.


Serve it with rice along with a dollop of ghee.

Note:
1. Keep the sliced eggplant in water. It stops them from turning to brown.
2. You don’t have to add any water while grinding.

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12 comments:

  1. Sreevalli, Thanks for posting this simple yet inviting looking brinjal curry.
    Deepa

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  2. Never tried brinjLs with coconut...nice one

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  3. simple and flavourful eggplant curry

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  4. Such a delicious brinjal curry, can have it happily with both rice and rotis.

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  5. very simple and delicious eggplant curry with coconut...never tried it..

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  6. Scrumptious brinjal curry with a simple but tempting combination of spices,would love to try this out with some curd rice,yummy :-)

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  7. eggplant with coconut , never thought of it, sounds delicious!

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  9. Wow! looks so simple and eggplant lovers will love this for sure!

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