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Fried Egg Plants Cooked in Coconut Gravy


Ingredients
Eggplants-6 to7,small round,slit opened into 4 florets with the stalks intact
Onion-1,mediumsized,chopped
Garlic-2cloves,finely chopped
Gingelly/Mustard/Refined oil-3 to4 tbsp
Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
Chilli powder-1/2tsp
Asafoetida/Hing-1/2tsp
Salt-1/2tsp
Tamarind-1lemon sized,Extract the juice by adding 1/2cup water and mashing it well
For the coconut paste;
Coconut-1/2 cup,grated
Chilli powder-1/2tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Poppy seeds(white)-1tsp
Fenugreek-1/2tsp
Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
Garam Masala powder-1/2tsp
Turmeric-1/2tsp
Fresh Coriander-3 sprigs
Salt as per taste
Blend these ingredient in a mixer to form a paste.

Mix half tsp each of salt and chilli powder and apply it to the brinjals.Heat oil in a claypot or a pan.Now add the mustard seeds.When it splutters add in the onions and garlic with the coated eggplants.Leave it to cook in the oil,occassionally turning sides.It may take 7 to 8 mins to cook it.Then add the tamarind extract and hing.When it starts to boil,add in your coconut  pasteAnd mix it well.Allow it to cook until the gravy thickens to your desired consistency.

Serve with rce or rotis!!!!!!!
Inspiration;Aarthi

17 comments:

Aarthi said...

Awesome recipe dear..U have made it perfectly..

Aarthi
http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

Suja said...

Nice recipe with eggplant..love the click

Ganga Sreekanth said...

Mouthwatering here, super tempting dish..

Priya said...

Wat a terrific and super tempting dish..simply inviting.

jasmine said...

oh my god!!! how come it took me so long to realise that u r an artist too...what is this egg plant? i still didn't get it.

i thought nirthi poricha kozhi anennu

Reva said...

I love brinjal... and This curry looks superb.. I bet the coconut gravy was as delicious as it looks..:))
Superb..
Reva

Sravs said...

very inviting curry !! looks wonderful !!

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Sobha Shyam said...

looks super delicious, i love brinjal dishes..

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking flavourful dish

Julie said...

Looks real delicious ..never tried this way!!

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divya said...

Wow! Looks fantastic! I am drooling all over it :)

Rosita Vargas said...

Una receta rica en aromas y muy sabrosa me encanta,es una tentaciĆ³n,abrazos hugs,hugs.

Now Serving said...

Wow, awesome pictures, Biny :) esp the first one! I am sure it tasted YUMMY!

G.Pavani said...

oh!mouthwatering gravy..

Jay said...

oh...my...wat a tasty treat..
absolutely lipsmacking cliks
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Anu said...

Nice recipe. i too have posted the brinjal recipe but different way. I like adding coconut in tht. Following u

Only Fish Recipes said...

wow...delicious recipe dear !