Veg Recipes – Eggplant Fry Recipe – Spicy Brinjal Fry

Brinjal tamarind fry


Veg Recipes – Eggplant Fry Recipe – Origin

Veg Recipes – Eggplant Fry Recipe is very popular dish in south Tamil Nadu and in Sri Lanka. But the preparation method differs place to place. Eggplant fry recipe in my view there are two methods in India, one is cooked in spices and fried, the other is fried and cooked with spices,but this eggplant fry is fried in oil, cooked with spices and then fried gives excellent taste.
Variety of dishes made with eggplants. I have made 23 dishes with eggplants,you can watch the recipe videos in my site.

Veg Recipes – Eggplant Fry Recipe – Spices and Cooking method

Veg Recipes – Eggplant Fry Recipe is one of my favorite recipe, I learn it from a restaurant in France. Whenever i visit, i never fail to taste. This is my version of cooking, Eggplant strips are fried in oil and add to the onion, tomato mixture with spices and roasted.
Tamarind extract added very less and fried. You can feel the tamarind taste with coated with the fried eggplant. Eggplant fry is the unique dish to taste and in its texture too.

Veg Recipes – Eggplant Fry Recipe – Nutritional health benefits

Veg Recipes – Eggplant Fry Recipe – Eggplants are good source of iron,calcium and other minerals. Eggplants skin contain essential phyto nutrients which improve blood circulation and nourish the brain. Eggplant is low in calories, contains no fat and its high fiber content,which protects the digestive tract.Eggplants controls the diabetes due to the high fiber and low soluble carbohydrate. Eggplants are high in bioflavonoids, which controls high blood pressure and relieve stress keeps heart healthy.Baked eggplants are more healthier than fried eggplants. Regular consumption of eggplant helps to prevent blood clots and protect from colon cancer.Eggplants contain essential Vitamin K and bioflavonoids, which helps to strengthen the capillaries.

Veg Recipes – Eggplant Fry Recipe – Serving method

Veg Recipes – Eggplant Fry Recipe is an excellent side dish can be served as main course with rice for lunch/meals. This is very simple recipe and good in taste. Eggplant fry takes very less time to prepare that anyone can prepare at any time. Eggplant fry can go well with sambar, rasam and dal curry. Must try recipe,sure you love it. Try it.




Eggplant-250 gms
Tamarind Juce-1/4 cup
Green chillies-2
Salt to taste

For the tempering/tadka:

Mustard-1/4 tsp
Urad dal-1/4 tsp
Red chillies-2
Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp
Curry leaves


Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Sambar powder-1/2 tsp
Asfoetida-1 pinch

Preparation method

  1. Wash and cut the eggplants into tiny strips.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and fry the chopped eggplants and keep it seperately.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, cumin seeds, red chillies, urad dal and curry leaves.
  4. Once it’s spluttered add chopped onions , green chillies and sauté it for 3 mins.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes and cook it till it get smashed.
  6. Add tamarind juice, turmeric powder, sambar powder, hing , salt and allow to cook till oil floats on the top.
  7. Add fried eggplants and mix it well and cook it in a low flame.
  8. Serve it hot with rice and papad