Monday, January 11, 2010

Eggplant/Kathrikkai Rasavaangi With Lemon Juice

Eggplant rasavaangi tastes tangy and goes very well with hot steaming rice topped with ghee and served with papads or spicy potato roast..Usually rasavaangi is prepared with tamarind juice and i want to change the usual way of making out rasavangi and tried out few teaspoons of lemon juice, i didnt find much difference between the usual rasavaangi and this lemon juice added rasavaangi, i personally felt adding lemon juice makes out the curry as tangier as when rasavaangi prepared with tamarind juice..Apart from the lemon juice i prepared everything as similar as the usual rasavaangi..A real feast of tangy dish lovers, i love this eggplant rasavaangi much which we used to prepare with a spice powder with channadal,coriander seeds,peppercorns, redchillies & grated coconut..Am sending this eggplant rasavaangi to MLLA-19th Helping guest hosted by EC,event by Susan..



1no Large eggplant (cut into large chunks)
1/2cup Toor dal (cooked)
2tsp Lemon juice
1/4tsp Mustard seeds
1tsp Urad dal
2nos Red chillies (broken)
few Curry leaves
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
1/2tsp Turmeric powder
2tsp Chopped coriander leaves
Salt
Oil

Spice Powder:
2tsp Channadal
2tsp Coriander seeds
6nos Red chillies
1tsp Peppercorns
1/2cup Grated coconut

Roast all the ingredients given for spice powder with a tsp of oil until they turns brown, cool and grind as fine powder..

In a pan, heat two tablespoon of oil and roast the eggplant pieces, add turmeric powder, salt and water, cook until the eggplants chunks turns soft, add the cooked dal,the spice powder to the cooking eggplant chunks and allow to boil for few minutes in low flame, heat enough oil in a pan, let splutters the mustard seeds, add urad dal, curry leaves, red chillies and asafoetida powder, fry for few minutes and this tempering to the eggplant gravy, add finally the lemon juice.. mix everything well and put off the stove..garnish with chopped coriander leaves..

Serve hot with rice and any side dish..

36 comments:

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

Nice recipe,looks perfect with rice...

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

Waoooow! It's fan-freak-tastic and cool! Nice twist adding lemon juice.

Rohini said... Reply To This Comment

Thats one perfect spicy dish for a chilly day's lunch/dinner.... the eggplant-hater in my house wouldnt permit me to do it for dinner, so I am saving it for my lunch someday!! :)

my kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Adding lemon juice sounds interesting
Will try soon in this way

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

Even I made eggplant today....that curry looks yummy dear...

vineetha said... Reply To This Comment

wow.. yummy preparation..Definitely going to add this to my "try list".

Asha said... Reply To This Comment

Slurp! Just cooked with Eggplants last week. I love Rasavangi! :)

notyet100 said... Reply To This Comment

ummmm yummy,,,,

prasu said... Reply To This Comment

wow dear lovely curry..........bookmarked it.sure will try and let u know the outacome.

Shama Nagarajan said... Reply To This Comment

delicious rasavangi....thanks for sharing

Mangala Bhat said... Reply To This Comment

My mom makes this often ..My fav too! Thanks for sharing! will give it try today !

Balakrishna Saraswathy said... Reply To This Comment

Very delicious looking eggplant curry Priya:)

Silpa said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting dish. will gv it a try..

Ms.Chitchat said... Reply To This Comment

Nice variation with lemon juice. Click is good too.

Chitchat

Swarna said... Reply To This Comment

my tongue tickles when I read its tangy.. fantastic recipe..

SE said... Reply To This Comment

I can have eggplants in my everyday menu and will got get tired of it..this looks yummy

Padma said... Reply To This Comment

Nice twist with lemon juice Priya. Always made this with tamarind. Perfect with hot rice and papad.

Cilantro said... Reply To This Comment

Looks very delicious Priya, I prefer lemon over tamarind and would love to give this a try.

Pam said... Reply To This Comment

This recipe looks really flavorful and delicious.

Parita said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy!!! Looks very inviting :-)
Cooking with seeds is a fantastic event and i wish you all the very best my dear! Happy Hosting!

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said... Reply To This Comment

Love eggplant dishes, looks delicious.

Usha said... Reply To This Comment

Looks delicious, one of my faves !

Uma said... Reply To This Comment

yummy dish. looks sooo aromatic and tempting Priya :)

Sarah Naveen said... Reply To This Comment

wow!!! yummy yummy eggplant curry..Love to have with some rice..

chakhlere said... Reply To This Comment

That looks very tasty....Loved the gravy color...!!

Sathya Sankar said... Reply To This Comment

Eggplant curry looks delicious priya, will sure give it a try!

Gulmohar said... Reply To This Comment

That's a spicy and yumm dish..Must be perfect with piping hot rice :-)

Angie's Recipes said... Reply To This Comment

Another great winter eggplant dish. I love it with lots of gravy.

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds very tasty this rasavaangi!

Siddhi S said... Reply To This Comment

Hey priya m visitng ur blog for the first tym...u hv realy a very nice space with awesome recipes...this spicy n tangy eggplants luk very tempting...nice recipe.M following u so that i can get updates of ur yummy recipes sun...vl visit often now

munchcrunchandsuch said... Reply To This Comment

lemon juice is a great and healthy substitute for tamarind water. I always try to use it in my cooking..looks lovely

Mahimaa's kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

super.. my friend was asking me this recipe. i have given her your recipe with link. ok a?

Mansi said... Reply To This Comment

wow, looks so spicy!

EC said... Reply To This Comment

Perfect with hot rice and ghee..thanks for the entry

lissie said... Reply To This Comment

a nice twist to the usual rasavaangi! the picture is so tempting...!

ejm said... Reply To This Comment

This looks beautiful and sounds delicious!

-Elizabeth