Saturday, February 12, 2011

Brinjal Semi Dry Curry/Kathirikai Poriyal

Hope most of us will totally agree with me regarding chopping the onions, i hate to chop these veggies..but unfortunately most of Indian dishes goes usually for chopping onions..Few months back while going through Raji's Rak's Kitchen, i got hooked with so many dishes eventhough the simplicity of this brinjal semi dry curry attracted me immediately coz this curry doesnt go for chopping onions or tomatoes apart from brinjals, i tried out making this simple,quick and delicious brinjal poriyal today for our lunch..Thanks to Raji for sharing this delicious and easy brinjal poriyal,which turned out super delicious..Sending to Jayasri's Blogger's Marathon - Rak's Kitchen..

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Brinjal Poriyal

2nos Brinjals (big&cubed)
2tsp Sambar powder
1tsp Tamarind extract
1/4tsp Turmeric powder
2tbsp Oil
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1/2tsp Urad dal
Few curry leaves

To Grind:
1/4cup Grated coconut
1tsp Jeera
5nos Shallots

Grind all the ingredients given under the list 'to grind' with enough water as bit coarse paste, heat the oil in a pan,let splutters the mustard seeds, urad dal, add immediately the cubed brinjal pieces,sauté for few minutes, add the grounded paste, sambar powder,tamarind extract, turmeric powder and salt..mix well and cook in simmer for few minutes, stir in between until the veggies get well cooked..

Once the veggies gets cooked, enjoy with rice as side dish..

48 comments:

  1. We make this too. We call it 'Enngayi'. Difference is we use very thick tamarind extract a little. Looks good Priya.

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  2. Brinjal fry looks delicious Priya.

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  3. This looks like a wonderful and easy curry; have you ever thought of wearing swimming goggles to chop the onions? I hear it is very effective! :)

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  4. No onions?? mm, delicious!


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  5. I too don't like chopping onions, especially if there is a large quantity to be chopped up.

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  6. oh, how i love curry dishes...this looks delicious. now i want curry for breakfast!

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  7. Gr8 looking curry...
    Good click..
    Best Wishes
    Rujuta
    http://theworldaccordingtorujuta.blogspot.com/

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  8. I love eggplant, so I suspect I'd love this curry. Have a wonderful day. Blessings...Mary

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  9. j'adore quand c'est parfumé au curry
    un vrai régal
    bonne journée

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  10. Quick and easy recipe.. Looks delicious

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  11. Nice recipe priya,simple and delicious...

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  12. very unique and quick curry.thanks for sharing

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  13. Simple brinjal poriyal... looks tender and perfectly mixed with the spices.

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  14. simple and new way to prepare..

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  15. Somehow I love onions with brinjal..it sure does adds taste..but can try this way too

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  16. looks very good n tasty!...
    Smitha
    http://smithasspicyflavors.blogspot.com

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  17. Delicious looking curry Priya I too bookmarked some recipes from raks place have to post them especialy that special masala dosa..

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  18. Comforting, and delicious dish, Priya...would love a portion of it right now, after returning from the gym, need some energy booster!

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  19. Yumm.. Bookmarked to make VERY SOOn. Thanks for sharing.

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  20. Wow looks delicious. Never tried it with sambhar powder.

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  21. Very yummy looking curry. Eggplant is one of my favorite veggie, love that bowl.

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  22. Looks delicious Priya..something new and different.

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  23. Brinjal dry curry looks delicious.

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  24. Grinding these flavourful ingredients would surely make brinjal heavenly,it's a fav veg at our home too..

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  25. Priya, I hate chopping anything so this is welcome, wonderful. goes in to be made often list.

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  26. Great curry, i lov eeggplants and this is such a delight for eggplant lovers :-)

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  27. Never thoght brinjal tastes good without onion but after seeing this i change my opinion:-)this looks great

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  28. Thanks for trying it out priya and the link :)

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  29. Hi priya,
    Curry looks gorgeous, I too had tried this out, I forgot to take photos then :(, thanks for linking to the event

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