Monday, August 29, 2011

Kathirikai Urulai Varuval/Brinjal Potato Stir fry

5 Brinjals
2 Potatoes
1 Onion (Chopped)
4 Green chillies (Slit)
1 tbsp Garlic ginger paste
2 strands of Curry leaves
1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp Curry powder
A pinch of Garam Masala
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
Oil for seasoning
salt to taste

  • Wash the brinjals, slit it lengthwise and chop it into 1 inch pieces. Put it in a bowl with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder.
  • Wash, peel and dice the potatoes to equal size as the brinjals. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a non stick pan, add 2 tbsp oil and fry the brinjals till they are 3/4 done. Remove from the pan and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok, splutter the cumin seeds then add the garlic ginger paste and fry till the raw smell leaves.
  • Now add the onion, green chillies and curry leaves. Fry for 2 mins.
  • Then add the potatoes, turmeric powder and salt. Stir fry, cover and cook till it is almost done .
  • Then add the brinjals, curry powder and garam masala and stir fry for few more mins till brinjals and potatoes are well roasted and coated with oil. Switch off the stove.
  • Serve it hot with rice and sambar.

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