kathirikkai vathakkal/ roasted eggplants


A quick and tasty eggplant dish which is often a great combination for rasam and curd rice. I did not have any time to post a single recipe in my blog as i was busy with many things. I kept staring at the blank page for more than 15 minutes searching for words where and how to start. i knew that i would definitely keep gazing at the empty page for another whole day. so let me come to the recipe quickly:)


Ingredients
  • egg plants/ brinjal 6 nos medium size (long thin slices)
  • mustards 1tsp
  • urad dal 1tsp
  • chana dal 1 tsp
  • curry leaves few
  • red chilli powder 2tsp
  • asafoetida a pinch
  • salt to taste
  • canola oil 2-3tbsp
Masala powder (roast and ground)
  • urad dal 2tsp
  • chana dal 1tbsp
  • red chilli 3
  • raw rice 1tsp
  • asafoetida a pinch
Method
  • heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds in it.
  • add and fry urad dal, chana dal, curry leaves and asafoetida.
  • Saute the cut egg plants with chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste.
  • keep frying it for about 5 minutes till the egg plants become tender .
  • Add the ground masala powder and cook for another 5 minutes until eggplants become brown
  • no need to add water.
  • serve the roasted eggplants with rasam or curd rice.

Comments

  1. Dear Shalini,

    I am glad you are back to the blog world. The egg plant looks perfect. I am ready to dig in with some phulka.

    Cheers,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  2. Yumm...The eggplants look gorgeous..

    Gayu
    http://ensamayalarangam.blogspot.com

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  3. The spice combination and the color on eggplant is making it look really really tasty!

    US Masala

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  4. my favorite veggie. Love the dish. yumm

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  5. Hi Shalu,

    Where wre you??Missed you!!Lovely dish dear...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  6. aiiiiii, my favourite...yum yum varuval

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  7. they look so yuumy and i love them with curd rice--- slurp !

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  8. Romba nala alaye kanom, romba miss pannitom, recipe looks super!

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  9. looks lovely and sounds great would love to give it a try :)

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  10. My favorite...Thanks for sharing...

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  11. Usually I don't like eggplant, but love them when they are roasted :-)

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  12. hey nice recipe...i like it with anythg...its one of the quick fixes.
    Biny

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  13. Nice recipe..looks very tempting.
    there is an award waiting for you in my space ..please collect.

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  14. Looks mouthwatering and lovely stirfry....

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  15. Excellent flavor combination, sounds delicious!

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  16. looks sooo yummy.. the picture is beautiful

    nice blog..

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  17. That is funny. That has happened to me many times where I cannot think of anything to write....writer's block. Then there are days where I have way too much to say...lol

    This looks delicious.

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