(BURNT EGGPLANT CURRY)
This is one special recipe which could be prepared using big brinjal. This dish is very native of Karnataka villages as we need coal to burn eggplant and cook.
Guys!! I know how difficult to use coal and cook food in modern days. I have a very short and sweet recipe for this. here I go!!!
INGREDIENTSBrinjal/ Egg plant big -1
Onion-1, thinly sliced
Tomato- 1, chopped
Cabbage- 1 cup thinly sliced (Optional)
Green chilies- 2 chopped round
Spring onions-1-2 sticks
TO MARINATERed chilli powder- 2 tb sp.
Tamarind- 2 tb sp paste
salt to taste
COOKING- 2 PARTS
1- cook the whole big Brinjal in pressure cooker or on direct stove flame (by rotating it often)
Once it is cooked, then smash it with hands and mix it with chilli powder, tamarind and salt. This is the marinate part. Keep it aside for 10 minutes.
2- In a pan, heat oil, add green chili, mustard seeds, curry leaves.
Saute Onions, Cabbage and Tomato until its cooked properly.
Add to the pan, the marinated brinjal mixture.
Allow it to boil for 10 more minutes. By this time Brinjal mixes well with onions and tomatoes.
Add Coriander after every thing cooked.