July 31, 2012

Vankaya Senaga Pappu Kura (Brinjal with Channa dal)

Brimjal with channa dal
Ingredients:
Brinjal - 250 gms
Channa dal - 100 gms
Onions - 2
Green Chillies - 6
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Ginger - small piece
Turmeric -  1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal -  2 tsp
Dry red chilli - 4
Curry leaves 
Oil - 2 tbsp

Method:

  • Soak channa dal for 30 minutes.
  • Grind coriander seeds, cumin, ginger, green chilli, onions along with soaked channa dal and sufficient salt.
  • Chop Brinjal into small pieces and keep them in salted water.
  • Heat the oil in kadai, add mustard, urad dal, red chillies, curry leaves. Fry them till mustard splutters.
  • Now add brinjal pieces , little salt, turmeric and close the lid. Cook in low flame.
  • When brinjal is half done add channa dal paste and mix well.
  • Close the lid and cook in low flame for 10 minutes by stirring occasionally or till the raw smell of channa dal goes and dry.
  • Serve hot with rice.




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