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Showing posts with label Brinjal Recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Brinjal Recipes. Show all posts

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Poriyal/Brinjal & Drumsticks Fry/Brinjal Drumstick Masala

Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Poriyal/Pirattal is a very common dish prepared in TamilNadu in all most all the homes.  This poriyal/masala is perfect and lovely combination of brinjal and drumsticks cooked along with onions, tomatoes and spices makes it extraordinary and succulent. Kathrikkai Murugaikkai poriyal is especially prepared on pooja days and fasting days  for neivedhyam and served as side dish along with rice, sambar, rasam etc. It can also be served as sidedish for rotis or chapathis. Do try out this lovely Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Poriyal/masala and post your comments here. Meanwhile do try out other vegetarian Poriyal varietieshere.

Here’s how to make Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Poriyal with step by step photos…

Saturday, 21 November 2015

Brinjal Tomato Chutney/Kathrikkai Thakkali Chutney

Each day preparing different types of side dish for idlis and dosas is a challenge for many. Now try this brinjal tomato chutney which is interesting to prepare and an addictive side dish. If you usually eat two dosas, this chutney will make you eat one more. This is another smart way to make your kids also eat brinjals. Do try it out friends and post your comments. Also do not forget to check out other interesting and delectable Chutney and Thogaiyal varieties here.

Here's how to make Brinjal Tomato Chutney with step by step photos...



Thursday, 29 January 2015

Baingan Bharta/Punjabi Baingan Bharta

Baingan Bharta is a simple and delectable Punjabi recipe. Though the recipe is very easy and simple the taste is extraordinary and complex because of the smoky and charred flavour of the Baingan/Eggplant. The word bharta or bhurtha means chopped or minced vegetables made from egg plant with is grilled over charcoal or direct fire to infuse the dish with a  smoky flavour. In South India especially in Tamil Nadu we make Kathrikkai Chutney/Baingan Chutney/Egg plant chutney which is also smoked and made with less ingredients but also is fantabulous. Do check out Kathrikkai Chutney/Baingan chutney, Baba Ganoush[Middle Eastern delight] made with Aubergine/Egg plant/Baingan in the above links. Try this baingan bharta and baingan recipe friends, each recipe has unique taste and you will surely fall in love with it instantly.

Here’s how to make Baingan Bharta with step by step photos…

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Baba Ganoush – Middle Eastern Delight

Baba Ganoush is a dish made out of Eggplant/Aubergine/Kathrikkai, along with tahini paste, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil. The Eggplant/Aubergine is baked or broiled over an open flame and the skin is peeled out. This is done to make the Eggplant pulp soft and to get a smoky taste. It is a very common and popular dip eaten along with kuboos/pita bread in the Middle East. I have had this Baba Ganoush several times in Lebanese restaurants when I used to live in USA. Another very similar and authentic dip/chutney made in Tamil Nadu [South India] is the Sutta Kathrikkai Chutney which also has the smoky taste along with Indian spices and seasoning. Do check out the Tahini Paste which is the base for the Baba Ganoush and also try out the Sutta Kathrikkai Chutney – South Indian version of Baba Ganoush.

Here’s how to make Baba Ganoush with step by step photos…

Sunday, 9 June 2013

Kathirikai Poriyal/Brinjal Poriyal

This is a simple kathirikai poriyal found in most of the South Indian homes but made differently in each house hold. This is my mom’s version of brinjal poriyal which has the tangy taste of tomatoes infused together with all the spices which taste awesome and stunning.

Here’s how to make kathrikai poriyal with step by step photos…


Friday, 3 May 2013

Brinjal Pan Fried/Fried Eggplant/Kathrikkai Varuval

This brinjal pan fry was passed on by my friend years back. After a very long time I am doing this egg plant fry, sometimes we have to refresh our memories  to do certain things and my blog is helping me with this.

Here’s how to make Pan Fried Brinjal with step by step photos…



Monday, 22 April 2013

Biryani Kathrikkai/Brinjal for Biryani

Biryani kathrikkai as the name says is a perfect accompaniment for biryani’s. It is usually served in all the marriages and restaurants. I have tried different versions of this same gravy but finally settled down with this one which has satisfied my family and friends taste buds.

Here’s how to make it with step by step photos…



Thursday, 18 April 2013

Kathrikkai & Murungakkai Kaara Kuzambu/Brinjal & Drumsticks Gravy

There are different types kara kuzhambu made in our South Indian homes, each one has a distinct taste and flavor. I just love the combination of brinjal and drumsticks and it is very common in our house. I prefer to make all types of kuzhambus with gingely oil to get both the taste and the health benefits of it. 

Gingelly oil/Nalla ennai is cold pressed oil and has numerous health benefits. Cold pressed oils are produced through a  combination of grinding and low heat without any addition of chemicals. Gingelly oil is derived from sesame seeds, using this method. That is why I think it is named as “Nalla ennai” meaning “Good oil”. Try to incorporate ginglley oil as much as possible in your cooking… Check out other delicious South Indian -TamilNadu special Kuzhambu varieties here.

With that short note, let’s see how to make Kara kuzhambu with step by step photos…


Thursday, 7 February 2013

Ennai Kathrikai Kuzambu/Brinjal Gravy

Ennai Kathrikai kuzambu, the name says everything. It is one of the traditional South Indian dishes. It is very simple to make and  you will never forget the taste of it once you have tasted it. Check out other delicious South Indian -TamilNadu special Kuzhambu varieties here.



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