Tag: Brinjal

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Kerala Dishes, Salads/ Condiments

Brinjal Chutney / Vazhuthananga Chammanthi

Ingredients: 4-5 eggplants / brinjals / vazhuthanangalemon sized tamarind / 1/4 cup tamarind pulp 4 shallots3-4 green chilliessalt to taste2 sprigs curry leaves3-4 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seeds2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak tamarind in little water and keep it aside. Pressure cook the chopped brinjals adding little water for 1 whistle or steam […]

Pulav / Pulao, Rice / Pasta

Brinjal Pulao

Ingredients: 2 big brinjals2 big onions, finely chopped2 cups basmati rice3 cups of boiling water1 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp coriander powder1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp garam masala1 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds3-4 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste3 tbsp ghee Preparation: Cut brinjals into small cubes and keep it in salted water. Wash […]

Food, Vegetarian

Brinjal Tawa Fry

Ingredients: 2 brinjals, cut into round pieces 1/2 cup gram flour / kadalapodi 1 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 2 tsp sambar powder salt to taste oil for frying Preparation: In a bowl , add gram flour, chilli powder, turmeric powder, sambar powder and salt and mix well. Add the brinjal pieces to […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Sambar / Mixed Vegetable Sambar

Ingredients: 250 gm chopped vegetables – potato, carrot, drumsticks, okra/ vendakka, beans, raw plantains, brinjal etc 1 big tomato, chopped 3/4 cup toor dal 3 green chillies, chopped 1 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 cup tamarind extract (gooseberry sized tamarind ) 3 shallots, chopped 2 tbsp sambar powder 1/2 tsp asafoetida 2 sprig curry leaves 1 […]

Awards, Food, Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Brinjal Stir Fry and Awards

           Easy to prepare simple brinjal/ eggplant stir fry… Ingredients: 2 big brinjals 3-4 green chillies, slit 1/4 tsp pepper powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp garam masala curry leaves salt oil Preparation: Wash and cut brinjals into lengthwise pieces. Heat oil in a pan, add green chillies and curry leaves and fry for […]