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BRINJAL KADAYAL – Kathirikkai kadayal

BRINJAL KADAYAL

Brinjal kadayal is a tangy recipe. It is easy and quick recipe for breakfast. This is a traditional recipe of South India where we use mud pot and mathu (masher) for mashing. It is the best side dish for ven pongal.

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SERVING SUGGESTION :

  • Serve as a side dish with ven pongal
  • Serve with chapathi, rice.

AUTHOR : Dimple              CUISINE : South Indian
COURSE : Side dish            YIELD : 2 serving


INGREDIENTS :

  • Brinjal / eggplant – 4
  • Shallots – 4
  • Tomato(medium) – 1
  • Tamarind – goosebery size
  • Turmeric – 1/2 Tsp
  • Green chili – 2
  • Salt – as required
  • Water – as required

For Tempering :

  • Oil – 2 Tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 Tsp
  • Urad dal – 1/2 Tsp
  • Channa dal – 1/2 Tsp
  • Red chilli – 5
  • Curry leaves – 1 string

PREPARATION :

  1. Finely chop onion and tomatoes.
  2. Cut brinjal into cubes.
  3. Slit green chilies.
  4. Extract juice from tamarind.

PROCEDURE :.

  1. In that bowl add brinjal, onion, tomato, green chili, tamarind juice, turmeric.
  2. Add water if required and pressure cook this for 2 whistles.
  3. When pressure is released, filter excess water from cooked brinjal. Save this water for later use.
  4. Place a tempering pan on medium flame. Add oil.
  5. Temper with given ingredients.
  6. Pour this on the top of cooked brinjal.
  7. Mash it well with masher(mathu).
  8. Add salt and filtered water. Mix well.

TIPS :

  • You can cook brinjal in Kadai instead of pressure cooker.
  • Filtering water from cooked brinjal makes easy for mashing.
  • Use mud pot for mashing brinjal.

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Step by Step procedure with pictures :

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