Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Eggplant Masala

Eggplant: 5 small
Green chilli: 4
Onion: 1
Coconut grated: ¾ cup
Sesame seeds: 2tbsp
Ginger: 1” piece
Tomato: 2
Turmeric powder: 1tsp
Chilli Powder: 1tbsp
Coriander powder: 1tbsp
Garam Masala: ½ tsp
Curry leaves: few
Oil: 3-4 tbsp
Salt: needed

Method Of Preparation
Slit the egg plants and place it in salt water.
Heat oil in a pan and add sesame seeds and when it turns slight brown color add in chopped onion, green chilli and ginger. When onion turns translucent add in grated coconut and sauté for a while.
Then add in turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala to it.
Saute till the raw smell leaves. Then add in chopped tomato and salt. Let it get mashed up well.
Switch off the flame and leave it to cool.
Grind this cooled mixture. Add this to the cooking pan. Keep on the flame. Let it boil and lower the flame and close with a lid. Let the gravy boil in low flame and become thick. Now increase the flame and add in the eggplant to it.
When the eggplant gets cooked add curry leaves and switch off the flame.

Note: do not overcook the eggplants.


Roshu said...

Good one dear!!!!

Unknown said...

Very tempting...

Swathi said...

Eggplant masala looks delicious.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and tasty looking masala.

Priya Suresh said...

Such a droolworthy masala, cant ask more..

Home Cooked food said...

Final result looks so tempting

Kitchen Simmer said...

I love eggplant... this looks great. :)

Kitchen Simmer said...

I love eggplant... this looks great. :) said...

Perfectly made masala.. Looks delicious and beautiful cliks..

Beena said...


Suresh Urs said...

Nice post. Wonderful recipe i love it. Thanks. CLickNorth Indian

Janani said...

yummy recipe so good.