Brinjal / Egg Plant / Kathirikai Chutney

Ingredients :

Brinjal /Egg Plant - 5 (medium size)
Tomatoes - 5
Onion - 1
Dry Red Chilly - 7
Curry Leaves - few
Asafoetodia - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Broken Black Gram (urad dal) - 1 tsp
Cooking Oil

Cooking Time : 10 minutes

Cooking Instructions :

Cut the brinjal, tomatoes and onions lengthwise.

Add brinjal, tomatoes, onion, dry chilly, asafoetodia and salt in a pressure cooker with little amount of water. Let it to cook for 5 minutes. Switch off the flame and grind it coarsely.(just beat the mixie twice or thrice)

Add a tbsp of oil in a shallow pan and season it with mustard seeds and urad dal. Add this seasoning to the chutney.

Brinjal chutney will taste more when it is serve with venpongal, idli and dosa.


Illatharasi said...

New recipe for me.... will try :)

Shreya said...

very nice and different recipe. will try for sure..

Madhavi said...

This is new for me too, never heard b4. Nice recipe and looks good!!!

SriLekha said...

thanks vani,shreya and madhavi

Sangeeta Sinha said...

Chutney with brinjal...I sure must try it tonight itself.....I had heard of this before but was not interested thinking 'out of all vegetables, use brinjal??' but now.......a sure try.

SriLekha said...

it will be simply superb but coarsely grind it. that's the secret! will be expecting for ur comment sangeetha!

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SriLekha said...

thanks priyanka!