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:

Mriganayani said... Reply To This Comment

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!

Subhashini said... Reply To This Comment

looks yummy dear

women-wisdom.com said... Reply To This Comment

Its wonderful. Thanx for sharing dear.

srividhya Ravikumar said... Reply To This Comment

wow.. very innovative recipe.. thanks dear

Krishnaveni said... Reply To This Comment

delicious and tempting dish

Suhaina said... Reply To This Comment

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

SathyaSridhar said... Reply To This Comment

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

SathyaSridhar said... Reply To This Comment

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..

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

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

sowmya's creative saga said... Reply To This Comment

looks delicious..

Hari Chandana said... Reply To This Comment

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

Happy Cook said... Reply To This Comment

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

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

This brinjal curry is very delicious! Looks spicy!

Cool Lassi(e) said... Reply To This Comment

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!

Preeti Kashyap said... Reply To This Comment

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

Asha said... Reply To This Comment

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! :)

Nithu Bala said... Reply To This Comment

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

Rachana Kothari said... Reply To This Comment

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

Life is beautiful!!! said... Reply To This Comment

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 :)

Kairali sisters said... Reply To This Comment

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

Love
Kairali sisters

Mrs.Menagasathia said... Reply To This Comment

lovely & different recipe!!

Babli said... Reply To This Comment

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

PranisKitchen said... Reply To This Comment

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.

Priti said... Reply To This Comment

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 ;)

Valarmathi said... Reply To This Comment

NIce recipe Priya, looks yummy.

Harini said... Reply To This Comment

i like the usage of quinoa in the podi :)

Gulmohar said... Reply To This Comment

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

SE said... Reply To This Comment

brinjal and peanut, the combination itself is tasty !!

N S said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

Nice combo priya,looks nice and yum

Shabitha Karthikeyan said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sridevi said... Reply To This Comment

Again innovative use of Quinoa!! Looks too good.

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

Hi ,

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

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said... Reply To This Comment

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..

Suma Rowjee said... Reply To This Comment

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

Jay said... Reply To This Comment

very lovely dish n wonderful click dear. Happy weekend.

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Priya,

Nice brinjal dish.Podi looks really awesome.

Apu said... Reply To This Comment

Nice brinjal recipe!!

Mahi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Fimère said... Reply To This Comment

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

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Reply To This Comment

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

chakhlere said... Reply To This Comment

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

Saju Sharfu said... Reply To This Comment

amzing and the pics looks very good!

Gita Jaishankar said... Reply To This Comment

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

sweetartichoke said... Reply To This Comment

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! :-)

Niloufer Riyaz said... Reply To This Comment

a very innovative n delicious recipe

simply.food said... Reply To This Comment

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

Madhavi said... Reply To This Comment

looks delicious..very nice

lissie said... Reply To This Comment

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