How to make Brinjal fry recipe | Vankaya fry | Brinjal recipes


Brinjal fry recipe | Vankaya fry | Brinjal recipes

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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)
  • 2 small potatoes or ½ cup green peas (optional)
  • ½ cup of onions
  • 1 green chili chopped small
  • 1½ cup of brinjal sliced
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • ¼ tsp urad dal
  • ½ tsp. chana dal
  • ½ ti ¾ tsp. ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp simple garam masala
  • Chopped coriander leaves (optional)
  • Lemon juice (optional)
  • 1 to 2 tbsp. oil
  • Salt to taste
How to make the recipe
  1. This step is optional. Boil potatoes, peel the skin and cube and set aside. you can use baby potatoes too. If you like to roast the potatoes instead of boiling, just skip this step.
  2. Cut the brinjals and leave them in salted water till you use.
  3. Heat a pan with oil, add mustard, cumin, dals, fry till you get an aroma of the fried dals. Do not burn them. Add curry leaves, sauté.
  4. Add onions and chilies, fry till the onions turn translucent.
  5. Add ginger garlic paste, sauté till the raw smell goes off.
  6. If you are using raw potatoes with out boiling, add them here and fry for 2 minutes. Cover and cook till they are done, if needed sprinkle water.
  7. Add brinjal ,sprinkle salt and fry for 2 to 3 mins or till the brinjals are fully done. If needed you can cover and cook.
  8. If using boiled potatoes, add them now along with red chili powder and garam masala. Mix well.
  9. Fry or Cover and cook for 3 to 4 mins. keep stirring it occasionally.Serve vankaya fry with rice and ghee.

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