|Eggplant Curry / Brinjal curry / Katharikai Puli Kulambu|
Eggplant - 1 no , Chopped ( I used 1 big black beauty eggplant )
Onion - 1 no , chopped
Tomato - 1 no , chopped
Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Methi seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dhal - 1/2 tsp
Sambar powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Garlic pods - 3 no, crushed
Tamarind juice - 1/2 cup
Salt - to taste
Heat oil in a shallow pan , add the mustard seeds allow it to pop and add methi seeds , urad dhal and crushed Garlic . Cook till raw smell goes away .
Now add the chopped onions and Tomatoes and cook till they become soft .
Add the chopped brinjal and add the sambar powder , turmeric powder , salt and mix .
Now add the tamarind juice and bring the contents to boil .
Cook till the oil seperates out from the gravy .
Serve hot with steamed rice .