Wednesday, July 21, 2010


Here is one of dry brinjal curry recipe which is ofenly prepared at my in law house.

Brinjal Dry Curry (in Tamil Iyengar style)

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Serving: 4 persons


Brinjal(Egg plant)-250 grams(small size)

Oil-2 tsp

Mustard-1 tsp

Broken Black Gram (Urad) Dal-1/2 tsp

Asafetida (Hing)-a pinch

Curry leaves-5-6

Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp

Salt-to taste

For Masala

Black Gram (Channa) Dal-3 tsp

Coriander Seed-6 tsp

Dry Red Chilies- 6-7

Oil-1 tsp


• Wash and cut the brinjal (egg plant) in 1” inch cube size.

• Heat a pan put one tsp oil.

• Put all masala items in that and fry it till the nice roast smell reaches to your nostril.

• Remove it from pan and allow it to get cool down.

• Once it is cooled then grind this in mixer like powder and keep aside.

• Now in same pan heat the remain oil.

• Add mustard seed, broken black gram dal, curry leaves and asafetida powder in this.

• Allow mustard seed to crack.

• Then add brinjal in this along with turmeric powder and salt.

• Once brinjal is cooked add the prepared powdered masala and mix well.

• Fry it for couple of minutes.

• Serve hot with rice.


• Don’t keep the cut brinjal for long duration because it turns to black color.


Unknown said...

I like the spice mix for your curry :)

Puja said...

the brinjal dish is totally new 2 me.. my hubby is a big brinjal fan :-) .. will love 2 try it..

kitchen queen said...

yummy brinjal curry to go with rasam sadam and even thair sadam.

kitchen queen said...

yummy brinjal curry to go with rasam sadam and even thair sadam.

Priya Suresh said...

Tempting dry curry, would love to have some with curd rice...yummmy!

Swathi said...

Brinjal dry curry looks delicious.

Satya said...

brinjal curry looks delicious ...i love to have it with rice ...yum yum


Umm Mymoonah said...

Lipsmacking curry, looks so delicious.

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Subhashini
How are you?
Very nice dish indeed. I have taken a great liking for small brinjals..I shall try this soon.
Have a nice day

Hamaree Rasoi said...

I have just started admiring the unique taste of brinjal. Looks simple and tasty.
Have a nice day dear


Hamaree Rasoi

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

we stuff the same masala inside the brinjala and shallow fry this.this one looks simple and yummy

Padhu Sankar said...

Curry looks yummy!

Namitha said...

Hi Subhashini ! How you doin'? Just got back after a long break :-)
This is a super delicious dish..

Veggie Belly said...

I cannot tell you what a huge fan I am of Tamil Brahmin food. For that reason alone, this recipe goes in my bookmarks!

Unknown said...

sounds spicy and nice,,just the way i love it..