Who wouldn't love spicy pulikkulambu, pair it with dal and papad, it is a fulfilling menu. Especially if you have access to pinju kathirikkai/tender eggplant it is gonna be even tastier. Hope my plants will give enough brinjals soon. :)IngredientsBrinjal/eggplant - 6 to 8Onion small size - 1 chopped
Garlic - 5 cloves chopped
Green chillies - 5 chopped
Tomato - 2 chopped
Tamarind - cherry size
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tspSambar powder - 1 tsp
Brown Sugar - 1 tsp
Oil - 1tblspn
Salt to taste.For TemperingMustard seeds - 1 tspUrid,channa dal - 1 tspCurry leaves - fewMethi seeds - 1/2 tspAsafoetida/perungayam - a pinch
Note: You can substitute eggplant with okra, bittergourd, sweetpotato. If you have tried with any other vegetable, I would love to hear and experiment too. :)
- Cut the eggplants into bite size pieces and keep it in a bowl of water till you cook to prevent turning brown/bitter.
- Temper the ingredients and add chopped green chillies, onion, garlic. Saute it in the same oil till it turns light brown.
- Add chopped tomato, fry well and add brinjal, sambar powder,chilli powder, turmeric, salt, sugar and tamarind.
- Pour a cup of water let it simmer in medium heat till it cooked. Serve hot with rice.
Links : Anthony's Curry Mela