Long purple brinjal chopped -1
(You can use small brinjals too for this recipe)
Thick tamarind paste-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-a pinch
Curry leaves-few Method
Heat 1tsp of oil in a pan add the chopped brinjal,salt & turmeric powder.Fry this till its cooked,keep it aside.
In the same pan add 1tsp of oil fry toor dal,urad dal,pepper & red chillies till its light brown in colour.
Cool the fried mixture,take a mixi jar add the fried dal ,tamarind & fried brinjal.Grind this to a smooth paste,do not add any water.
Heat 3tsp of oil & temper it with above ingredients,now add the ground paste & in low flame fry till oil separates the pan.
This is best served with plain rice. Courtesy: Shanti