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How to make Brinjal Curry

Updated on February 5, 2015

Indian cooking

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Brinjal is fleshy, has a meaty texture, and is less than 3 cm (1.2 in) in diameter . A much wider range of shapes, sizes and colors is grown in India.Frying and adding proper ingredients makes Brinjal tastier.Please try this recipe.


  • 250gms brinjal
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 lemon size tamarind
  • 1 cup coconut, grated
  • 11/2 cup water
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 2 springs curry leaves

Brinjal Masala

Brinjal Curry
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Brinjal Masala

  1. Cut each brinjal almost down the stalk in four&soak in salt water.
  2. Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan and Fry each brinjal.
  3. Sauté onion garlic &green chilli till golden brown & add the masalas
  4. Dilute the tamarind in 3/4cup of water.
  5. Grind the coconut well and add tamarind water , sugar , 1cup water and salt.
  6. Add brinjals &cook in a slow fire
  7. When the gravy becomes thicker remove from fire & garnish with curry leaves.

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: 6 people


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    • devisree profile image

      devisree 5 years ago from India

      Thanks thumbi7 for going through my recipe.

      Thanks for the comment.

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      JR Krishna 5 years ago from India

      I liked this recipe.

      Some people are allergic to brinjal and they get itching if they eat it.

      Adding tamarind may solve this problem.

      Thanks for sharing

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      devisree 5 years ago from India

      Thanks madam.I am a beginer in the hub pages.Your response really encouraged me.

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      Urmila 5 years ago from Rancho Cucamonga,CA, USA

      Great recipe. Thanks for posting it.