Thursday, 28 March 2019


                        Brinjal Curry Recipe

Brinjal Curry Recipe is a simple and easy dish to prepare and tastes delicious with biryani.
Brinjal Curry Recipe is prepared in different ways in different regions. I have followed the style which is used in Ambur which is famous for its delicious Brinjal Curry

Brinjal Curry makes a good combination with biryani. It's a simple recipe and can be made with limited ingredients. The texture of biryani along with the flavours of spices and  make a great dish.

Brinjal Curry Recipe

Brinjal Curry

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Lunch
 Diet: Vegetarian
Prep Time :10 m
Total Time :20 m
Servings :4
Author : Nithya

Ingredients of Brinjal Curry

  • 5 Brinjal (Baingan / Eggplant)
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • Salt , as needed
  • 20 grams Tamarind , size of a small gooseberry
  • 2 tablespoon Gingelly oil
  • sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 4 Whole Black Peppercorns
  • To Roast and Grind:
  • 2 tablespoons Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali)
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds)
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coconut

   (Also Read:How to Make Tasty Prawn Biryani)

How to make Brinjal Curry Recipe

To begin the preparation of Brinjal Curry, first in a pan add oil, wait till the oil heats up and then add in the mustard seeds, peppercorns, curry leaves and sliced onions, fry till onions become translucent.

Then add in tomato and cook till it leaves oil on the side of the pan and then add in the ginger garlic paste sauté it well till the raw smell goes away. Next add in the brinjals and mix well.

Brinjal curry Recipe

Brinjal Curry Recipe

Next add in the spice powders. Chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and mix well. Soak the tamarind in water for about 20 mins and squeeze out the water. And then add in the tamarind water in the pan and cook till the brinjals become soft.

Next dry roast the peanuts, sesame seeds and coconut take in a pan and cool down then grind that into a coarse powder. Add the ground  masala to the brinjal gravy and mix well. Allow it to simmer for 2 minutes and then switch off the flame.

Your Brinjal Curry is now ready. Serve the Brinjal Curry with hot biryani

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