Ennai kathirikai kulambu recipe| ennai brinjal curry | brinjal gravy recipes | sreelakshmikitchen

Ennai kathirikai kulambu recipe| ennai brinjal curry | brinjal gravy recipes are with detailed video and photo recipe. It is also known as எண்ணெய் கத்தரிகாய் குழம்பு in tamil language. It is a famous south indian recipe.

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                                         Ennai kathirikai kulambu description

Ennai kathirikai kulambu recipe| ennai brinjal curry | brinjal gravy recipes is a simple, tasty and easy gravy/side dish/curry prepared with brinjals /eggplants and spices. It is an excellent side dish for plain rice, roti, chapati, biryani, etc,. 

In this ennai kathirikkai kuzhambu recipe, the masala spices used in the gravy are prepared first. Later, brinjals are roasted and cooked along with the masalas. Enjoy this tasty and mouthwatering brinjal gravy at home. You may like our kadappa.

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                            Ennai kathirikai kulambu recipe

Cooking time: less than 40 minutes

Serves: 3-4

Ingredients

1 tbsp = 15 ml

1 tsp = 5 ml

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To be sauteed and ground:

  • Cooking oil/vegetable oil / खाना पकाने का तेल / சமையல் எண்ணெய் – 1 ¼ tbsp
  • Urad dal / उड़द की दाल / உளுத்தம் பருப்பு – 1 tsp
  • Chana dal / चना दाल / கடலை பருப்பு– 2 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds / मेथी बीज / வெந்தயம் – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds / जीरा / சீரகம்  – ¾ tsp
  • Fennel seeds / saunf / सौंफ के बीज / பெருஞ்சீரகம் – ½ tsp
  • Cashew nuts / काजू / முந்திரி பருப்பு – 9
  • Garlic cloves / लहसुन लौंग / பூண்டு பற்கள் – 22
  • Ginger / अदरक / இஞ்சி – 1 inch
  • Tamarind / इमली / புளி – small lemon size
  • Onions /  प्याज / வெங்காயம் (large size) – 2 (chopped)
  • Tomatoes / टमाटर / தக்காளி (large size) – 2 (chopped)
  • Turmeric powder /  हल्दी पाउडर / மஞ்சள் தூள் – ½ tsp
  • Red chilli powder/लाल मिर्च पाउडर / சிவப்பு மிளகாய் தூள்  – (1 – 1 ¼) tsp
  • Coriander powder / धनिया पाउडर / கொத்தமல்லி தூள்  – ¾ tsp
  • Coconut / किसा हुआ नारियल / தேங்காய் துருவல் (diced) – 40 grams
  • Salt / नमक / உப்பு – required

Roasting the brinjals/eggplants:

  • Brinjals/eggplants/ बैंगन / கத்திரிக்காய் – 8
  • Cooking oil/vegetable oil / खाना पकाने का तेल / சமையல் எண்ணெய் – 3 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds/  सरसों के बीज / கடுகு – ¾ tsp
  • Red chillies / लाल मिर्च / சிவப்பு மிளகாய் – 5
  • Curry leaves /  करी पत्ते / கறிவேப்பிலை – few
  • Turmeric powder / हल्दी पाउडर / மஞ்சள் தூள்- ½ tsp
  • Pepper powder/ काली मिर्च पाउडर / மிளகு தூள் – ¼ tsp
  • Red chilli powder / लाल मिर्च पाउडर / சிவப்பு மிளகாய் தூள் – ¾ tsp + ½ tsp
  • Salt / नमक / உப்பு – required for brinjal
  • Water / पानी / தண்ணீர் – 300 ml
  • Jaggery powder / गुड़ पाउडर / வெல்லம் தூள் – 1 ¼ tsp
Method

To be sautéed and ground

  1. Roast the urad dal, chana dal, fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, cashew nuts, ginger, garlic, tamarind and onions with the cooking oil ( 1 ¼ tbsp) for 2-3 minutes in a kadai at medium flame.
  2. Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder (½ tsp), red chilli powder ((1 – 1 ¼ tsp)), coriander powder, coconut and required salt to it. Sauté and close it with a lid for 3-4 minutes at medium flame. Turn off the flame.
  3. Grind it to a smooth paste. Ground paste is ready.

To cut brinjals/eggplants:

  1. Remove the calyx (green colour part) of the brinjal/eggplant.
  2. Slit (2 crosscuts) into 4 at the bottom part of the brinjal. The depth of the slit/cut should be up to ¾ of the brinjal.

To roast brinjals/eggplants:

  1. Roast the mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leave to the cooking oil (3 tbsp) for 2 minutes in a kadai at medium flame.
  2. Then, add pepper powder, red chilli powder (¾ tsp), turmeric powder (½ tsp), required salt and cut brinjals (eggplant) to it.
  3. Close it with lid for 7 to 8 minutes at medium flame.
  4. Open the lid and sauté the brinjals for a minute and again close it with lid for 4-5 minutes at medium flame (until brinjals/eggplants cooked and roasted well).
  5. Then, add the ground paste and water to it. Mix it well (mix it gently else the brinjal may break)
  6. Add red chilli powder (½ tsp) and jaggery powder to it. Mix it well.
  7. Cook covered with a lid until oil gets separated (for (12-15) minutes at medium flame). Turn off the flame. You may like our kadappa recipe.
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