Baingan (eggplant) ki sabzi


5-6 medium sized brinjals
2 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp blackgram dal
1 tsp bengal gram dal
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
Salt to taste

Chop the brinjal lengthwise and immediately put them in a cup of water to prevent blackening. Heat oil and add mustard seeds, bengalgram dal and blackgram dal. When it splutters, add turmeric powder and then the brinjal pieces(after draining all the water). Mix well and cook on low flame till soft. Add salt and red chilli powder and mix well.

Serve with rice.
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Soma Pradhan said...

Nice comfort food

SE(Denufood) said...

simple and eggplant..

Shama Nagarajan said...

lovely recipe

Anupama said...

I make it the same way and for some weird reason, i love having part of it without adding red chilli powder and another part after adding chilli powder :-)

Silpa said...

easy recipe. i do add onion n other stuff

Usha said...

Simple and delicious !

PJ said...

simple, healthy and full of flavor! exactly my kind of recipe.. thanks for sharing. This looks beautiful.

Dolly said...

Love ur easy recipe.Looks delicious and a beautiful click.

Spice said...

Love baingan...never used dal tempering in eggplant subzi...sounds interesting...

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