Friday, May 7, 2010

Brinjal Podi Curry/Karamadhu With Quinoa & Peanut Spice Powder

Nowadays whenever i get eggplants or brinjal from the grocery, i wanted to prepared them as stir fries coz the whole process take less time and this sort of stir fries goes utterly delicious with any sort of dishes, yeah!!along with rice,rotis or parathas..We love brinjal podi curries and this time i prepared a special spice powder to prepare this curry which goes for red quinoa, peanuts and some spices i have prepared my karamadhu podi and we guys enjoyed having them along with rasam and curd rice..A fabulous,delicious at the same time with healthy stuffs in it, this podi curry tastes too awesome when served even along with idlies and dosas..This dish takes less time to get cook and gets ready within few minutes...


Karamadhu Podi/Quinoa & Peanut Spice Powder:
1cup Coriander seeds
1/4cup Channadal
2tbsp Urad dal
1/4cup Red Quinoa
2tbsp Cumin seeds
1/2cup Peanuts
10nos Red chillies
1/2tsp Asafoetida powder
1tbsp Poppy seeds
1/2tsp Turmeric powder
Salt

Dry roast the dals along with red chillies, keep aside... now add coriander seeds, cumin seeds, quinoa, peanuts, poppy seeds and roast until they turns golden brown..add the asafotida powder, turmeric powder, stir for few minutes..Grind as coarse powder along with salt..Use this spice powder for making out dry curries, conserve in air-tightened box and refrigerate for long use..

Brinjal Podi Curry: 
1/2kg Brinjals
1no Onion (chopped)
1no Tomato (chopped)
10nos Garlic cloves
1tsp Mustard seeds +Urad dal +Cumin seeds
2nos Green chillies (slit opened)
3tbsp Quinoa & Peanut Spice powder
Few curry leaves
Salt
Gingelly oil

Heat the gingelly oil, fry the mustard seeds,cumin seeds and urad dal, add immediately the chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, slit opened green chillies, curry leaves and garlic cloves, saute until the veggies turns half cooked, now add the chopped brinjal pieces, saute with salt..put the flame in simmer, cook the veggies until they get half cooked, add the quinoa & peanut spice powder and cook in medium flame until the oil gets separates..

Serve as side dish with any sort of rice or rotis..

49 comments:

  1. Wow - quinoa in karamadhu podi? I've never tried this before - thanks for the brilliant idea - I can make this and sneak in some goodness!

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  2. Its wonderful. Thanx for sharing dear.

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  3. wow.. very innovative recipe.. thanks dear

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  4. Looks very tempting. I like brinjal in any form very much.

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  5. Kathirikailium quinoa enna oru implementation Priya...super paa nalla spice powder elllam poettu kalakerukeenga..

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  6. Kathirikailium quinoa enna oru implementation Priya ennamoe poenga neenga vara vara quinoa vukku brand ambassador aaiduvengaloennu thoenuthu...super paa nalla spice powder elllam poettu kalakerukeenga..

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  7. You are a Quinoa queen! This sounds so good with cumin and peanuts!

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  8. wowww.. .wonderful recipe.. very new to me.. looks inviting sear.. thanks for the awesome recipe.. :)

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  9. I hardly ever make brinjal as my daughter never touch them. This looks so so good.

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  10. This brinjal curry is very delicious! Looks spicy!

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  11. Well I can see that Quinoa is going places! In a podi is certainly new! The eggplant curry with all the works look certainly good!

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  12. podi with quinoa???? This is so innovative!

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  13. Unique and super healthy podi, good job. Looks mouthwatering, I miss Brinjals!!

    Daughter is home now, so I am a little busy sorting her stuff and trying to make some desserts for her! :)

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  14. Great recipe..loved this combo..very healthy..

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  15. You always amaze me with your innovative dishes Priya:) Awesome!
    Have a great weekend!

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  16. This looks and sounds very nice...hats off to your creativity...I am not frustrated Priya just I commented on how I felt....very sorry :)

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  17. Wow...wonderful click and nice curry Priya...Love eggplants in any form..

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  18. Very nice, interesting and innovative recipe. Looks delicious. Wonderful recipe.

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  19. really loved the addition of quinoa..
    i also prefer to make the stirfry.Quiet easy na and also within minutes one curry will be ready..
    nice picture priya.

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  20. One more interesting recipe from you....looks gud and adding quinoa is smart...I guess if I ever buy one pack then can make full use of it ;)

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  21. NIce recipe Priya, looks yummy.

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  22. i like the usage of quinoa in the podi :)

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  23. Was wondering whether I could borrow your cook's brain for a day or two..lol

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  24. brinjal and peanut, the combination itself is tasty !!

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  25. Quinoa in curry, new to me. Will try this version.

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  26. Nice combo priya,looks nice and yum

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  27. Quinoa in Karapodi new to me Quinoavum priyavum inseparables ah...

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  28. Again innovative use of Quinoa!! Looks too good.

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  29. Hi ,

    Brinjal looks very yummy and tasty. Loved the way you have presented.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  30. healthy and tempting dish..nice use of quinoa...i dont eat brinjal as my hubby hates it..:-(..but my mom likes brinjal in any form.:-).this looks so delicious..wil forward her this recipe...happy mothers day to u..

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  31. Love brinjal dishes, thanks for yet another variety here!!

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  32. very lovely dish n wonderful click dear. Happy weekend.

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  33. Priya,

    Nice brinjal dish.Podi looks really awesome.

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  34. yum..i love any form of brinjal! :)

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  35. ton plat a l'air délicieux plein de saveurs bravo
    bonne soirée

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  36. Lovely podi and I am amazed at your creativity that you have incorporated quinoa in this too :)

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  37. Amazing curry Priya...never made eggplant this way. Looks yummy!!

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  38. amzing and the pics looks very good!

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  39. The spice powder with quinoa sounds very interesting and healthy Priya....it must tasted so good in the curry...looks very delicious :)

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  40. This podi powder sounds delicious and the brinjal curry looks awesome. I feel I am always leaving the same comments, but all your recipes look so delicious and tasty! :-)

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  41. a very innovative n delicious recipe

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  42. Spice powder sounds very aromatic nad the brinjal curry sounds delicious.

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  43. brinjal podi curry looks so yummy! very good side dish for rice..

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