Vazhuthananga Puli / Brinjal in Sweet Tamarind Sauce


1 big / 1 1/2 cup brinjal, cubed
tamarind, size of a lemon
1 jaggery cube/ 2-3 tbsp grated jaggery  ( or add as per your taste)
2-3 dry red chillies
1 sprig curry leaves
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp mustard seeds
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil


  1. Soak tamarind in 1-1 1/2 cup of water and extract its juice and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  3. Add curry leaves, dry red chillies, chilli powder and cubed brinjal and mix well.
  4. Add salt to taste and saute well till it turns light brown.
  5. Then add tamarind extract and jaggery , mix well and cook covered on low flame till done.
  6. Switch off the flame and transfer to a serving bowl. Garnish with curry leaves and serve with rice…

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