Ingredients dry roasted and ground to a smooth paste
Ground nuts/Peanuts - 1/4 cup
Poppy seeds - 1/2 tbsp
Sesame seeds - 1 tbsp
Red chillies - 3
( I added 1/2 tsp chilly powder as my chillies were not that hot)
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder - 1tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Grated coconut - 4 tsp
Onions fried till light brown in few drops of oil - a handful
Ginger and Garlic paste - 1 tsp
( Today i did not add)
Semi thick tamarind pulp - 1/3 cup
Oil few drops
Heat few drops of oil in a pan and roast peanuts,poppy seeds,sesame seeds,red chillies and coconut till light brown.
Switch off the heat and add the fried onion & dry masala powder.Pour the tamarind juice and grind to a fine thick paste.Add water if needed for grinding.
Brinjals - 6
( make a slit on top like a cross and soak it in salt water for 10 minutes.Heat some oil and fry the brinjals till soft and outer skin is well roasted.Keep it aside)
Oil - 1/4 cup
Coriander & curry leaves for garnish
Mustard - 1 tsp
Methi / Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
Chopped onion - 1 small
Slit green chillies - 2
Heat oil in a pan temper it with mustard and methi.
Add onion & green chillies fry till light brown now add the ground paste and saute till oil separates the pan.Pour water cover and cook till the gravy is almost thick and masala has separated the oil.
Put the fried brinjals and cook for few more minutes.
Switch off the stove garnish with curry and coriander leaves.
Best served with plain rice.
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