Brinjal-Green Peas Curry recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg white brinjals, washed, cubed and soaked in water
  • 1 cup green peas
  • pinch of turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 1/2 tbsp finely grated ginger
  • 6-8 garlic cloves, slightly crushed
  • 2-3 dry red chillis, tear
  • 12-15 curry leaves
  • 3 medium onions, grated
  • 3-4 green chillis, crushed
  • 1 1/2 tbsp oil

Cooking Instructions

Par-boil the cubed brinjals and green peas adding a little salt, turmeric powder and about a big cup of water. Strain any left over water once the vegetables are par-boiled. Discard the strained water if you feel the brinjals might be bitter.

Heat oil in a cooking vessel and add the mustard seeds and let them splutter. Next add the cumin seeds, dry red chillis, curry leaves, garlic and ginger and toss them about for a few seconds.

Now add the green chillis and onions and saute them till transparent.

Add the par-boiled vegetables and salt, combine and cook uncovered for 5-7 mts on medium heat. Add a few tbsps of water, reduce heat and cook covered for another 12-15 mts or till the curry is done.

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with hot chapatis or white steamed rice.
  

10 Mar 2011     1216 views     NON-Vegetarian       Curries > Vegetables

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