Kathrikai Rasavangi (Brinjal)


Ingredients:

Brinjal – ½ kg (finely cut)

Jaggery – a small bit

Oil – 1 ½ teaspoon

Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon

Salt – 1 ½ teaspoon

Tamarind – a small piece

Hing - ¼ teaspoon

Turmeric powder - ½ teaspoon

Roast & Grind:

Coriander seeds – 3 teaspoons

Channa dal – 3 teaspoons

Red chillies – 2

Curry leaves – 6

Coconut – ½ cup (grated)

Method:

  1. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a kadai.
  2. Add mustard seeds & allow spluttering.
  3. Add cut brinjal pieces, salt, turmeric powder, hing & jaggery.
  4. Soak tamarind in  little water & prepare tamarind water. (approx ½ tumbler)
  5. Sprinkle this water & keep closed.
  6. Repeat step 5 until till the pieces look cooked.
  7. Roast ingredients mentioned with ½ teaspoon of oil & grind to smooth paste.
  8. Add the ground paste & mix well.
  9. Allow boiling for 5 more minutes.
  10. Garnish with curry leaves & serve hot with rice.


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