Vankaya Pulusu Pachhadi: Brinjals
Metta Vankayalu 2 nos large in size
Chopped Onions (small pieces) 1 cup
Green chillies 6 to 8 nos. slits
Tamarind juice(from a lime sized tamarind)
(made from1 to one and half cups water)
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tablespoons
Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
Urad dal 1 tsp
Fenugrik seeds half tsp
Red chillies 2 to 3 nos.made into slits
Hing( optional) a pinch
Haldi a pinch
First apply 2 to 3 drops oil to each brinjal and Microwave the Brinjals for 20 to 30 mins in a microwave safe plate.Let it cool.Now peel off the skin of the Brinjals.And mix the Brinjal to a paste along with required Table salt with hand or Spatula.Keep it aside.
Place a Kadai on the Stove ,add oil, after heating,add Urad dal,Mustard seeds,Fenugrik seeds,Red chillie slits,after they splutter fry for 2 more mins in a low flame.Then add Onion pieces,Green chillie slits and Curry leaves to the Kadai, and saute for a few mins in a low flame.After the Onion pieces are tender,add Hing and Haldi,then switch it off.Let it cool.
Goes fine with Rice and some take it with Rotis.
If there are less Brinjals particularly when the time u are preparing it,and more no of persons to eat, then increase the quantity of Onion pieces, and some more extra Tamarind juice to the Dish.