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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Ennai Kathirikai

Ennai Kathirikai 

Ingredients

Ingredients:
Brinjals - 5 nos
Onion - 2 nos
Tomato - 2
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
Green chillies - 5
Red chillies - 2
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 2 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Pepper corns - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 15 leaves
Tamarind water - 1 cup
Sesame oil - 1/2 tbsp
Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp

Salt as needed

Preparations:
Dry roast Cumin seeds,Fenugreek seeds and powder it coarsely.

Method:
1)Heat 1/2 tbsp of Sesame oil in a pan and add the brinjals and keep frying till the skin colour turns brown.Keep aside these brinjals and the remaining oil.
2)In the same pan,Heat 1tbsp oil and splutter mustard seeds,pepper corns.
3)Add grated onions and saute till they turn golden brown.Add Slit green chillies,red chillies and curry leaves.
4)Add Ginger garlic paste and keep frying till the raw smell leaves.
5)Now add the finely chopped tomatoes and saute till they turn mushy.
6)Add Turmeric powder,Red chilli powder and Coriander powder,Onion tomato paste and salt as needed,
7)Let the masala combine well and keep sauteing till oil separates out completely.
8)Add the brinjals and make sure the masalas coats the brinjals well and pour the sesame oil in which the brinjals were fried earlier.
9)Add tamarind water and let it boil for 5 mins.
10) Add water and adjust the consistency
11) finish with the roasted  powder and mix gently
12) Ready ti serve

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