Eggplant-Ennai Kathirikai

brinjal enai kathirikai

Brinjal Ennai Kathirikai


Baby Eggplant-250 gms

Tamarind Juce-1/4 cup

Oil For the fry

Salt to taste


For the tempering/tadka:

Mustard-1/4 tsp

Urad dal-1/4 tsp

Fenugreek seeds-1/4 tsp

Curry leaves


For the Tomato paste:

Onion-2 medium


Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp

Chilli powder-1tsp

Coriander powder-2 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Cumin powder-1/4 tsp

Preparation method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan and fry the eggplant and keep it seperately.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add onions and sauté it.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and cook For the 2 mins
  4. Add tomatoes, turmeric, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, salt and cook it For the 5 mins.
  5. Grind it in a blender and make a fine paste. Tomato paste is ready.
  6. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, fenugreek seeds, urad dal and curry leaves.
  7. Once it’s spluttered add tomato paste and cook For the 5 mins.
  8. Add tamarind juice, salt  and allow to cook till oil floats at the top
  9. Add fried eggplant and mix it well and cook in a low flame.
  10. Serve it hot with rice.