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Brinjal Gravy – Visual Recipe


Medium sized Brinjals – 4

Roasted Groundnuts –  3/4th cup

Garlic paste – two teaspoons

Onions – 2

Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon

Cumin powder – 1 teaspoon

Red chilly powder – 2 teaspoons

Oil – 4 teaspoons

Water – 1 cup


Salt to taste

Coriander leaves for garnishing


Cut the brinjals in half. On each piece, make cross cuts till about halfway.

Heat the oil in a pan. Add the brinjals and cover the pan. Let it cook for a few minutes. When the brinjals are near done, add finely chopped onions and garlic paste to it.

Let it cook till the onions turn golden brown. Then add a pinch of asafetida, cumin powder, coriander powder and chilly powder to it.

Coarsely grind the roasted groundnuts and add them to pan. Mix well. Then add a cup of water and stir well. Let it cook on a small flame till the gravy is thick . Turn off the flame, the oil will start to separate as the gravy cools down. Add salt to taste.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve with bajri roti or with rice.

0 12 December, 2010 Food Recipe December 12, 2010

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She is a freelance graphic designer who also loves writing and sketching who gave a completely new perspective to blogging with her caricatures and graphics as well as writings .

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  1. Vidya Sury

    Oh my God! I want that finished Brinjal Gravy to transform into a real bowl RIGHT NOW!!
    Love brinjal. Yummy. Thanks Gayatri! Let me sign off before I create a puddle of saliva here!

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