Eggplant Podi Curry

Ingredients:

1/4 tsp tamarind paste
1/4 tsp turmeric (haldi)
4 tsp cooking oil (tel)
4 – 5 red chilli (lal mirch)
1 1/2 tsp corriander seeds
250 grams, washed and cut lengthwise eggplant (baigan)
a pinch of hing
1 tsp urad dal
1 tsp channa dal
1/4 tsp mustard seed (raai)
3/4 tsp salt (namak)

How to make Eggplant Podi Curry:
  • Dry roast urad dal, channa dal, corriander seeds, red chillies and hing.
  • Dry grind the above with 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • Fry mustard, turmeric, and hing in oil and mix in the chopped eggplant to this.
  • Sprinkle little water, and cover it slightly until the eggplant gets cooked.
  • Now mix in the remaining salt, tarmarind paste and the ground masala powder.
  • Mix it well and mix in a few teapoon of cooking oil.