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Tasty Ennai Kathirikkai Kuzhambu makes for a special lunch & dinner. The brinjals soaked in the tangy curry is a favorite for most tamil people,I am sure you will love this South Indian Ennai kathirikkai Kulambu very much.

Brinjal Curry is an easy and yummy food that you can make for your lunch or special occasions.  It is a traditional Tamil Nadu kuzhambu recipe and it is a little bit overwhelming for lazy people. Brinjal Curry is an extremely tasty dish within the veggie delicacies which goes nicely with roti, chappati and just about all rice dishes. Brinjal or eggplant includes a meaty firm texture and mixes perfectly with the gravy,Here is how to make Ennai Kathirikkai Kuzhambu Tamilnadu style

Eggplant or Brinjal is quite low in fats and calories but full of soluble fiber material. It includes good quantities of several necessary B-complex categories of vitamins like vitamin B5, B6, B1, B3



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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
To Saute and Grind
  1. Heat 1 tspn of oil in a medium flame and saute Coriander Seeds, Fenugreek Seeds, Urad Dal, Chana Dal , Cumin Seeds and Dry red Chillies till nice aroma comes out. Then add in Garlic and Small Onion and saute well.
  2. Then add in Coconut and saute for 5 Minutes. Then add in cubed tomatoes and saute well till it becomes mushy.
  3. Transfer to a jar and Grind well to a smooth paste.
To Make Gravy
  1. Slit Brinjals to four section and immerse in water till you add in gravy to prevent discolouration.
  2. Heat a kadai with 6 tspn oil and add mustard seeds and when it splutters add in Garlic, Small onion and Curry leaves and saute well. Then dry the brinjals in a colander and saute the brinjals well in the oil.
  3. After when the brinjals gets cooked in oil add in the grinded paste, Turmeric powder, Chilly Powder , Sambar powder, Salt and Saute well with the Brinjals.
  4. After when it is sauted well add required water and cover and cook for 10 Minutes.
  5. Add in the tamarind water and cook till oil oozes out from the gravy.
  6. Finally add in the Pepper powder and switch off the stove and Garnish with coriander leaves.
  7. Ennai Kathirikai Gravy is ready to be served with rice,Dosa or Idly.
Recipe Notes

  • Do not stir too much as it will break brinjals.
  • Add in the tamarind Juice according to your taste.
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  1. Ashwini Desai
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    Something different,i like it

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