Brinjal is one of the most easily available and affordable vegetable. Brinjal can be cooked in many different ways and provides many essential nutrients that are needed for overall well- being of the body. It is a very good source of potassium and contains high content of water and fiber.
Eating brinjal is good for the overall health of a person as it is an effective way of maintaining optimum cholesterol level in the body.
Do try this and let me know how it turns out.......
Brinjal - 1 big
Onion - 1 medium
Tomato - 2 medium
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 4-5
Coriander leaves - 2-3 sprigs
Tamarind paste - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Frozen coconut - 2 tblspn
Roasted groundnut powder - 2 tblspn
Poppy seeds - 2 tsp
Pearl Onion - 5-6
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder - 2 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 3 tsp
Grind all the ingredients in (to paste) into smooth paste. Keep aside.
Heat oil and cut into thin strips and fry brinjals strips for few min. Once the brinjals are ready apply the grounded paste into the brinjals.
Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves, onion and fry till onion turns brown.
Then add tomatoes and when the tomatoes become soft add the brinjals, salt and cook in medium heat for few min.
Then add water and cover with a lid and cook till brinjal is cooked well.
Finally add tamarind paste and cook till raw smell goes off.
Serve hot with rice or roti.
This recipe goes to Sanghi's FIL Brinjal event.