Eggplant spicy dry curry

by - January 29, 2011

This Eggplant curry is very spicy & unusual  one with less ingredients but it requires little more oil. Perfect with Sambar, Rasam & Curd rice. Try & Njoy..


Eggplant - 1 lb or 500g
Turmeric Powder - A pinch
Cilantro - As required(minced)

For Masala powder

Corainder seeds - 150gram or 3/4 cup
Peanuts - 150gram or 3/4 cup
Red chili - 10 ~ 12 or To taste
Jeera/ Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seed - 1/4 tsp
Pepper - 4 ~5 no
Fenugreek seed - 1/4 tsp

For Seasoning:

Oil - 5 tbsp
Mustard seed - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - As required.


  • Dry roast all grinding ingredients & grind it into coarse powder & keep it aside.
  • Cube Eggplant into desired shape.
  • Heat Oil in a pan, & add mustard seeds, Let it splutter & then add curry leaves along with the eggplant.
  • Saute it in low heat in the oil, until eggplant become soft & allow it to cook in oil itself.
  • Add Turmeric powder & masala powder & stir gently to coat masala powder over the eggplant & let it be in low heat for another 7~10mins or until done.
  • Stir in between to avoid burning.
  • Garnish with Cilantro.
Linking this recipe to Seasoned and Dressed's "Healing foods- Eggplant"  started by Siri

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  1. Eggplant curry is really inviting..

  2. ahaa, Saras ,This time u've posted this Andhra brinji fry first..I love this soooo much..Ur's came out perfectly.. Pass the plate...

  3. Wow..I am in love with the awesome spice crust on your eggplant..totally droolworthy!

    US Masala

  4. this is indeed a very spicy recipe...

  5. My Fav too...luks very tempting!

  6. This is quite interesting recipe...looks really hot and it tasted great.

  7. your eggplant curry sounds delicious. love that spicy crust.
    thanks for sharing, hope you'll have a wonderful week

  8. spicy rgg plant curry ....missed to taste it

  9. Delicious and droolworthy eggplant curry,yummy..

  10. wow, love your spice powder, will surely give it a try sometime.

  11. That plate looks super delicious! :P

  12. completely new to me...sounds super tasty..wanna taste soon.
    Tasty appetite

  13. Saras, I am sharing the first award i received with you too. Please accept this as a token of appreciation for all your efforts and for inspiring me.

  14. Hi Saras,

    Nice blog, as well delicious receipes. Yet to see all the receipes...keepup.

    I am suprised how is missed it...

  15. Looks delicious dry curry..Perfect with warm rotis.


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