This recipe I have learnt few months before and I am in love with it ! So sharing it with you all.
It is a simple vegetarian dish of brinjals,many people don’t like the plain taste of brinjals ;but if you combine it well with the onion,tomatoes and spices , it is just so delicious!
Preparation time:15 mins Cooking time:30 minutes
Brinjal , 1 Big ( ~ 400 grams),cut into small pieces.
onion (1 medium, finely chopped)
Green chillies 1 piece (chopped)
tomato Puree 1 small Cup(100 ml) or freshly cut tomatoes
Salt 1 tablespoon
Cumin Powder ½ teaspoon
Turmeric ½ teaspoon
Chili Powder ( 1/4 teaspoon) Depends on your spice level.
Cumin Seeds, (1 teaspoon each)
Garam Masala(½ teaspoon)
Oil – 2 tablespoon
Chopped coriander leaves for Garnishing
In a wok/pan heat 1 tablespoon of oil and add cumin seeds.
Splutter them for a minute or less. Add brinjal pieces and saute them for 10 minutes on medium flame.
Take out the brinjal from wok in a plate.
Add one table spoon of oil in wok, now add finely chopped onion and chilli pieces.
Fry the chopped onions and green chillies. Saute till the onions become light brown.
Add the spices and fry for a minute.
Now tomato puree and salt. Fry for a minute.
Add back brinjals to sauce, Add pinch of garam masala,
Put the lid on and cook on low flame for 10 minutes.
Now add yogurt to wok, mix and put back the lid for another 5 minutes.
Check before turning off the flame if brinjal pieces are soft, else cook for another 5 mins on low flame.
Garnish with some chopped coriander and enjoy with rice or roti(indian bread,also called chapati, )