Brinjal cooked in coconut & groundnut gravy

Brinjals-5,medium sized,diced or cubed,kept immersed in salt water for 15mins
Groundnuts-5 tbsp
Garam masala-1tsp
Chilli powder-1tsp
Mustard seeds-1tsp
Onion-1,medium,finely chopped
Green chillies-1,chopped
Curry leaves-1sprig
Tamarind pulp of 1 lemon sized tamarind
Water 100 mls
Salt as per taste

Dry roast the coconut and groundnuts until the coconut is brown.Add the chilli and garam masala powder.Dry grind it.Add the tamarind pulp with 50 mls of water and blend it again to make a gravy.Heat the kadai,splutter mustard seeds.Add the onion,green chillies and curry leaves.When the onions are half cooked add in the brinjal.Throw in some salt.Let it cook for a minute.Pour the gravy.Add the remaining water .Mix and allow it to cook for 5 minutes on moderate flame.Add more water if you need gravy.

Best served with rotis!!!!!!!!  


Nisa Homey said...

Oh wow! never tried this version..sound tempting

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Lovely gravy with egg plant and coconut. Excellent clicks as well.

Hamaree Rasoi

Hari Chandana said...

Nice and tempting gravy.. looks too good.. thanks for the recipe :)
Indian Cuisine

Suja said...

This is awesome recipe..lovely presentation..bookmarked.

Priya said...

Super delicious flavourful gravy,just drooling rite now here..

divya said...

Oooh! Yummy! This looks so irresistible.

Sobha Shyam said...

lovely curry, never used groundnut to make gravies..good one..

Tina said...


Padhu said...

Looks so tempting .I am a big fan of brinjals and love any dish prepared with it


Hello dearie!! How you been there???

Such a tempting curry at this hour...yummmmm!

hemalata said...

Very tempting brinjal curry,looks so delicious.

Uma said...

I like this rich creamy and tangy gravy Biny. Simply like it.e

Ganga Sreekanth said...

a mouthwatering preparation.........so colorful and attractive.....

Only Fish Recipes said...

wow...lovely gravy with coconut n groundnut...never cooked brinjals like this be4...surely giv it a try next time :-)