Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cooking Time : 30 min
|Quantity||Ingredients for Ennai Kathirikai|
|For the Masala|
|1/4 tsp||Sesame seeds|
|For Ennai Kathirikai|
|4 tbsp||Gingelly oil|
|1/4 tsp||Mustard seeds|
|1 tsp||Urad dal|
|1 tsp||Ginger Garlic paste|
|1/4 tsp||Turmeric powder|
|1 tsp||Coriander powder|
|2- 3 tsp||Chili powder|
|1 spring||Curry leaves|
|1 small||Tamarind soaked in water|
|Salt to taste|
|5 small||Brinjals ( Indian eggplant)|
Step 2) Heat oil in a pan and fry the brinjals until soft. Make "deep X" cut at the bottom of the brinjal for easy penetration of the masalas.
Step 3) Now again in the same oil add mustard seeds, urad dal and gice it a stir. Then add onions and cook until onions are soft. Then add the masalas - ginger garlic paste , turmeric powder, coriander powder , chili powder and curry leaves. Mix well and let it cook for a minute.
Step 4) In the meanwhile grind 2 tomatoes and add it to the onion masala mixture and let it cook until the raw smell is gone.
Finally add tamarind water (extract) and mix well, cover and cook until the oil oozes out.
Step 5) Finally add the fried brinjals and cook for another 4 -5 minutes.
That's it our delicious Ennai Kathirikai recipe is ready to be served with hot biryani, variety rice and chapathi. Do try this recipe at home and share it with your friends and family.
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