Sunday, August 15, 2010

Eggplant

One of the most beautiful part of nature is sunrise and sunset, specially after a cloudy rainy night/day. We don't think any lens can capture this magnificent stroke of art with all its vibrant colors.... but we all still try, don't we :) this one our favorite for this season!!

Now coming back to food...we will be presenting 'yengai'...or the spicy eggplant from our kitchen to yours!! enjoy!!


Ingredients:

Eggplant: 1 medium to large washed and diced into cubes
Juice of tamarind: 1-2 tsp
Jaggery: small lemon size
Masala Bhat Powder : 2 tsp
Turmeric: 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil: 1 tbsp
Mustard: 1 tsp
Hing/asafetida: 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves: 2-4


Heat oil in a saucepan, add mustard, as soon as it begins to splatter add asafetida, turmeric and curry leaves followed by diced eggplant salt anf jaggery. Let it cook for 3-4 min covered on high flame. Add tamarind  paste and masala bhat powder. . Poke the eggplant with a toothpick to test if it is cooked. Serve with hot rotis or rice!!
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13 comments:

  1. Wow! what click, and good recipe to follow too.

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  2. Hi...great snap and looks healthy and so delicious...

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  3. Very very new and innovative recipe. Never tried eggplant sweet way :)

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  4. wow curry looks soooo tempting ....very new n interesting combo ingredients for me ...thanks for sharing

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  5. Hey, lovely picture. Nice, tasty and spicy eggplant...will surely try this.

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  6. awesome click... Nice recipe...

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  7. I love that gorgeous sunset and then those cute blue tea cups hiding behind eggplants and at last but not least that mouthwatering eggplant dish.

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  8. A gorgeous click and a great recipe! Wow!

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  9. Lovely capture of nature as it's best. Your are right after a rainy night ,when sky is crystal clear next morning the view is awesome....NS That's a nice spicy eggplant dish.
    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  10. always on the lookout for something to do with eggplant...shall def try it out sometime

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  11. my mouth is sure watering after looking at that picture!! When i was young - I use to HATE it and wouldn't even dare to try it. But now - it's a different story. I'm in love with them. I guess when we age - our taste will be different eh? Thanks for sharing :) awesome post.

    Have a lovely day!!
    Jen @ www.passion4food.ca

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