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Friday, February 27, 2009

Brinjal Masala Kosthu

brinjal - 4
garlic - 5 pods
tarmarind paste- 1 tsp
Onion - 1 (roughly chopped)
Tomato - 1 (chopped)
Garlic - 2 pods (to grind)
Ginger - 1 inch
Green chili - 1
Dry red chili - 3
Coriander seeds - tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2tsp
Fennel seeds - 1/4tsp
pepper - 1/4tsp
Roasted bengal gram(pottukadalai) - 1tsp
Cinnamon stick - 1(very small)
Cardamom - 1
Cloves - 2
Coriander leaves - 2 stks
Dry coconut / fresh grated - 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds
Curry leaves
sesame oil
Turmeric powder
~Heat 3 tsp of oil and roast each ingredient listed
(red chili, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, pepper, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom,
roasted gram), add chopped onions, green chili, ginger and garlic.
~Fry these along with the dry spices until brown.
~Add chopped tomatoes and cook for few minutes or until it turns soft.
~Finally include either fresh or dry coconut,
~then add corriander leaves and toss. Switch off and let cool completely.
~Grind this with water to a thin consistency and keep aside.
~Heat remaining oil, splutter mustard, cumin and curry leaves.
~then add garlic, chopped brinjal fry for some time.
~then add the blended masala paste along with turmeric and salt.
~Finally add tarmarind water bring it to boil and simmer covered for 5 minutes.
~Masala brinjal kosthu is ready for serve.

You can serve this any variety rice/plain rice,with dosa,idli,tossed bread goes excellent

Can use it as sidedish for various breakfast and meals.


Lavanya said...

wow..gravy looks yummy..nice pic gayatri!!

Paru ... said...

First time here and Kosthu looks amazing Gayathri..

Nags said...

that's a nice recipe. anything with brinjal always gets my attention :)

Gayathri said...

>> thanks lavanya,paru and nags

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