Brinjal Tomato Curry

Brinjal / Vankaya tomato curry is a popular south Indian dish served with hot rice. Brinjal can be combined with any vegetable, sure its going to be a tasty one. This simple dish goes to the 2nd day of Blogging Marathon 77 for week 3 under the theme " Healthy Weekday Lunches"
Here goes the recipe.....


Brinjal 6
Tomato 1 large chopped
Onion 1 medium sliced
Green chili 1
Curry leaves 4
Turmeric powder 1/2 spoon
Chili powder 1/2 spoon
Dhaniya / Corinader powder 1/2 spoon
Salt to taste
Oil 4 spoons
Chopped cilantro


Cut the head of brinjals and cut into bite size pieces. 
Add all the cut pieces in water so that they don't taste bitter  and change color when you cook.
Heat oil in presser cook and add sliced onions and curry leaves.
Brown the onions little bit, now add tomatoes and chopped green chili.
Also add turmeric powder and mix well, cook till tomatoes turn soft.
Now add brinjal pieces, coriander powder, chili powder and salt to taste.
Add 1 cup water and cover with lid.
Cook for 2 whistles.
Wait for the presser to release completely, open lid and add chopped cilantro.
Mix and serve with roti or rice as a side dish.

Check to see what my fellow bloggers are cooking for Blogging Marathon 77.


vaishali sabnani said...

My one time favourite brinjals ! The curry looks awesome perfectly paired with chapatis.

Priya Suresh said...

Excellent side dish for rotis, but i love to have this curry with hot piping rice and papads, mouthwatering already.

Srivalli said...

That's a wonderful meal!..We mostly make this for dinner, I am sure its easy to pack such meal.

Pavani said...

One of my all-time favorite dishes. Looks soooo good.

Sharmila kingsly said...

Quick fix curry!! always a welcome from my side..

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Mouthwatering brinjal curry,perfect with Rotis and rice.

Chef Mireille said...

a nice curry for those that like eggplant ;)

Archana said...

Delicious everyday curry. Looks yum.

Harini R said...

Eggplant lovers might appreciate this.