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Brinjal Thokku

Brinjal Thokku
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Brinjal thokku, Again a easy peasy curry, recipe adapted form my friends mom.. She always share really easy recipes with me.. This curry is such a delicious one to relish with hot steamed rice.. i prefer for idli dosa too.
Brinjal normally called for iron and folic content, earlier i used to skip brinjal, this blogging space taught me so many good recipes with brinjal, still more to try.. will post them soon.. Such a spicy tangy curry.. hope this post is a good for working women, also calls for bachelors recipe.. This is my continuous 97th post..
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Ingredients

 

Brinjal 4-5 nos
Onion 1 cup chopped
Tomato 3-4 nos
Oil(gingely oil) 2 spoon
Mustard 1/2 tsp
Methi Seeds 1 tsp
Curry Leaves 2 spring
Garlic 4-5 pods
Chilly powder 2 tsp
Coriander Powder 1.5 tsp
Turmeric Powder 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Sambar Powder 1 tsp
Tamarind Water 1 cup(pulp of a lemon sized tamarind)

 

 Method

Here i kept all the things ready.. crushed some garlic pods, Chopped onion and tomatoes, And cubed the brinjal and soaked them in water, Tamarind water.. 

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 Heat the Pressure pan with oil, Temper with Mustard and Methi seeds.. 

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Followed by chopped onion, same this for few mins..  

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Add some crushed garlic and curry Leaves..  

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Fry the garlic for few mins and squeeze out the brinjal and add this to the Pressure pan..   

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Fry the bridal for 5-6 mins and add the chopped tomatoes to the pan..  

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 Cook till the tomatoes get mushed and ooze out the oil.. 

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Add in the chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and sambar powder, salt..  

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 Mix this well.. 

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 Add in the tamarind water.. 

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Bring this to boil.. Cover this with the lid.. and pressure cook for 2 whistles.  

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 Release the pressure and open the pan.. check for salt and taste.. adjust and cook more if needed.. 

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 Brinjal Thokku

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