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Brinjal /Eggplant(pieces)-1 bowl.

Chana dal(roasted)-1/2 cup


Tomato paste

Ginger Garlic paste


Chilly powder 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

Jeera powder 1/2 tsp

Dhania powder 1 tsp

Lemon Juice 1/2

Salt to taste

*Wash and cut brinjal into pieces vertically.

*In kadai, heat 4 tbsp oil for two minutes then put mustard seeds, cury leaves,chana dal(roasted ), sliced two medium sized onion and fry a bit. Then add 2 tsp ginger garlic paste and fry for a while.

*When oil separates, add sliced tomatos and salt. Add 1 tsp turmeric powder, 1 1/2 tsp dhaniya powder, 1 tsp jeera powder and 1 1/2 tsp red chilly powder. Fry it well until all the masala is cooked properly.

* Add the brinjal pieces and stir well. Add 3 cups of water, add 1/2 tsp sugar and tamarind extract. Stir it well.

*When it starts boiling, close the lid and cook brinjal on slow fire for about 20 minutes. When brinjal is cooked, sprinkle a bit garam masala powder and coriander leaves. Close the fire and leave it for about 5 minutes. Masala Brinjal is ready.

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