Brinjal tamarind curry (Kathirikai puli kuzhambu)

Brinjal tamarind curry kathirikai puli kuzhambu eggplant recipe

Ingredients:

  • Brinjal – 4 (small)
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato – 1
  • Garlic – 1
  • Red chilly – 3
  • Fried Ground nut – 1/4 cup
  • Fried gram dal (pottukadalai) – 2 Tbs
  • Grated coconut – 2 or 3 Tbs
  • Tamarind – lemon size
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Salt and Sesame oil – to taste

Recipe:

  1. Cut the Brinjal and Keep it aside.
  2. Soak Tamarind in water for 15 minutes.  After that extract about 2 cups of tamarind juice from it.
  3. Heat Oil in a pan. Add and fry the Onion for few seconds.
  4. Then add and fry Tomato till it becomes soft.  Add Garlic,Ground nut,Fried gram dal and Coconut.  Fry for a min.
  5. Grind all the fried items with Water.
  6. Heat Oil and add Mustard seeds, Fenugreek seeds.  Once it starts to splutter, add Curry leaves and Brinjal.  Fry the brinjal till it becomes soft.
  7. Then add ground items, Salt and Tamarind water.  Cook till it becomes thick.

Goes well with: Rice

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