Brinjal / Vazhuthananga Pachadi


2 medium brinjals / vazhuthananga
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 cup shallots, sliced
2 green chillies, finely chopped
2 cup yoghurt
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 dry red chillies
1 sprig curry leaves
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste


  1. Cut brinjals into thin slices and marinate it with chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt. Keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Fry the marinated brinjals in oil and keep it aside.
  3. Heat little oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and add dry red chillies.
  4. Add sliced shallots, green chillies and curry leaves and saute well till light brown. Remove  it from flame.
  5. In a bowl , take the yoghurt and beat well. Add the seasoned mixture ( step 4), fried brinjals, salt and sugar to this and mix well. Serve with rice….


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