Thursday, August 31, 2006

Brinjal & Potato Tarmarind Gravy

It a very tradional gravy in tamilnadu.Its very special in villages.The main Ingredient in this gravy is tarmarind.You can add durmstick also if you want.Its my mom's recipe which I am sharing with you friends.


4 Brinjal
2 Potato
1/2tsp Fenugreek seeds
2 Medium size onion
2 Medium size tomato
2tbsps Coriander powder
1tbsp Chilli powder
1tsp Ginger-garlic paste
2 Lemon size tarmarind(soaked in hot water for 10 mts & take the juice)
or 2 tbsps Tarmarind concentrate
3tbsps Coconut Paste
Salt for taste
Curry leaves for garnishng


1. Pre-heat the oil in a kadai & put the fenugreek seeds & let them splutter.

2. Add the chopped onion & fry till slight golden brown add the ginger-garlic paste & fry for 5-6 mts.

3. Add the chopped tomato & fry it for 6-7 mts.Now,add the spices,brinjal & Potato cook the vegetables in the masala for next 5-6mts.

4. Then pour the tarmarind water & a cup of water & cook the gravy till the potato cooks.

5. Finally, add the coconut paste & cook for next 7-8mts.Garnish it with curry leaves.

6. The gravy is ready you can serve hot with rice,roti.


Priya Bhaskaran said...

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Revathi said...

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Sushma said...

Hello Deepa,

The curry looks very tempting. A very nice blog..

Aarthi said...

Thanks for this Recipe Deepa,
I am going to try this out!

VidyaK said...

Hi Deepa,

I tried this recipe and it came out very delicious and yummy ... simple to cook too :-)

Shella said...

Hi Deepa

This a new recipe that I have seen for Brinjal, n i bet it tastes good too. Its defiitely looks awesome.

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Anonymous said...

This curry was abs. yummy! Thank you for the recipe.

Anonymous said...

I tried it and it is too good and very easy for single guys to cook... keep posting good and simple recipes...

sravanthi( BFS) said...

Hi Deepa.

i tried this its very gud thx for this recipie

Sailu said...

Hi Deepa
Thanks for the recipe. Just wanted to know whether fresh coconut or dried coconut to be used as paste.

Is fenugreek seeds same as methi seeds? Just confirm.


Deepa Cooks said...

thanks for the comment sailu.

you can use either of them fresh coconut or dried coconut but fresh coconut will taste good.

yes,fenugreek seeds is methi seeds

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