Thursday, June 25, 2009

Brinjal/kadalai kuzhambu


Brinjal 3
Onion 1
Tomato 2
Green chillies 2
Groundnut 1/2 cup
Tamarind lemon size
Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
Red chilli powder 2 tsp
Turmeic powder 1 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tsp
Cumin powder 1 tsp

For grinding:
cloves 2
kus kus 1 tsp
cardamom 2
bay leaf 1
cinnamon stick 1 inch piece
grated coconut 2 tblsp

For seasoning:
Mustard 1 tsp
urad dhal 1 tsp
curry leaves few

1.Cut brinjal into 2" square size.Add little salt,one chilli powder.
Mix well with oil.Fry until brown.Keep aside.
2.Cut onion and tomato into small pieces.Fry with green chilli until onion turns
golden brown.Keep aside.
3.Fry all the grinding items with oil and grind along with onion,tomato and
green cillies into a smooth paste.
4.Add one cup of water in tamarind and extract the juice.
5.Take a kadai.Add little oil.
Add seasonings
Add the ground paste with little water and salt.
Add ground nut
Add tamarind water
Add ginger gsrlic paste,red chilli powder (1 tsp),turmeric powder,coriander
powder and cumin powder.
Stir well and allow it boil for ten minutes.
Reduce the flame and finally add brinjal.

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