Eggplant Podi Curry | Eggplant Podi Curry Recipe| South Indian Lunch Recipes

Eggplant Podi Curry Recipe is another traditional south Indian recipe that I grew up eating. Brinjal/eggplant has always been a favorite of mine growing up and I love my mom’s ennai kathirika and podi idicha curry. Podi, meaning freshly ground spices, is added to sauteed brinjals. I used to forget to note down her recipes and had to call her every time I made the same recipe. That’s when I started writing down my recipes. This is one such recipe from my collection, that reminds me of home and mom!

Eggplant Podi Curry

Eggplant Podi Recipe Ingredients

Eggplant 250 gramwashed & cut 1 lenght wise

Urad dal 1 t.spoon

Channa dal 1 t.spoon

Corriander seeds 1.5 t.spoon

Red chilli 4-5

Mustard 1/4 t.spoon

Cooking oil 4 t.spoons

Hing a small pinch

Turmeric 1/4 t.spoon

Tamarind paste 1/4 t.spoon

Salt 3/4 t.spoon

Eggplant Podi Curry Recipe Method

Eggplant Podi Curry recipe is very easy to make. First take a bowl and Dry roast urad dal, channa dal, corriander seeds, red chillies and hing. Dry grind the above with 1/4 t.spoon salt. Take another bowl and Fry mustard, turmeric, and hing in oil, and add the chopped eggplant to this. Now Sprinkle little water, and cover it with a lid. Keep that lid until the eggplant gets cooked. Now add the remaining salt, tamarind paste, and the ground masala powder. Mix it well and add a few t.spoons of cooking oil.

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