Thursday, March 3, 2011

Brinjals with Besan

Brinjals with Besan is a yummy curry. For the folks who hate brinjals, please try this curry and see what you have missed all these years. I have adapted this recipe from Mahanandi's. Thanks to Indira for this recipe.

Small round brinjals-6-8
Besan- 4 tbsp
Red chilli powder- 1 tbsp
Ginger(grated)-1 tsp
Sugar-1 tsp
Cumin powder-1 tsp
Mango powder- 1 tsp
Turmeric-1 tsp
Roasted cashews(optional)- 4-5

For Seasoning:
 Oil- 1 tbsp
Curry leaves-4-5

 Mix well besan,red chilli powder,cumin powder,turmeric,mango powder,sugar and keep it aside.
Slice the brinjals into thin slices,wash and drain.
Take a skillet.Heat oil.Add ginger paste,curry leaves.Add the brinjals.On a medium high heat saute the brinjals turning often with a ladle.Fry uniformly until they are tender.Now stir in the besan mixture with the tender brinjals.Mix and fry until you get the besan aroma.Add roasted cashews.
Serve with rice/chapatis/phulkas.

1 comment:

VK said...

Hi Roopa,brinjals look tempting! Please collect your award from my space-

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