Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Brinjal Chutney

Ingredients
Brinjal(Small) -3
Potato(Small)-1
Tomato -2
Half of a medium size onion
Red chillies(or)Green chillies-4
Daniya(Coriander seeds)-1/2spoon
Cumin seeds-1/2spoon
Turmeric powder-1/4spoon
A tiny piece of tamarind
Few curry leaves & Cilantro
Oil -1spoon
Sugar-1/2spoon
Salt




Method
Chop the Veggies and onion,tomato and chillies.


Heat oil in a pressure cooker...make the tempering with daniya and cumin seeds.


Add in the chopped onion,tomato,chillies,tamarind,turmeric powder and curry leaves. Fry for a while.

Now add the chopped brinjal and potato add half cup (120ml) water..add salt and sugar.


Pressure cook for 2 whistles. Open the cooker add chopped cilantro.

Mash it coarsely with a masher.

Brinjal chutney is ready..Serve it with hot idli's/Dosa. Enjoy!!

Note
You can...
  • Avoid chillies and add chilli powder.
  • Add M.D.H. Madras curry powder instead of chilli powder. That will give a nice different taste.
  • Avoid daniya and add coriander powder.
  • Avoid tamarind if using tangy tomatoes.
The brinjal photo is taken from Google images. :)

6 comments:

  1. Hiii Tasty Brinjal chutney....we can use this chutney for Milagu Pongal. Mahi your idly looks nice ..pure white and spongy.
    Thanks Mahi.

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  2. very nice chutney mahi i will try it soon

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  3. we call this as kosthu but with little variation we make..love this recipe..

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  4. hm!! very tempting Mahi.
    Is that.. maththu!! I have never seen one.

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  5. Are you from in n around coimbatore ??? Only there they prepare exactly like this

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    1. I am from coimbatore! :) Thanks for the observation, do read "about me" page when you get time. Thanks!

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