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Brinjal-Dhal Curry

Chopped Brinjal pieces cooked with Dhal and Spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

This Brinjal-Dhal Curry is an easy and tasty dish which needs 10 mins microwave cooking-time only. Try this at home and post ur comments.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 5 Brinjals - cut into bite size pieces
    • 2 tbsp coconut paste(ground with 2 green chillies,1/2 tsp cumin seeds,1 small onion and 1 garlic pearl)
    • 1/2 cup cooked and mashed Toordhal
    • 1 tbsp finely chopped onions
    • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
    • 2 whole red chillies
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    • few curry leaves
    • few coriander leaves
    • 3/4 cup water
    • 2 tsp refined oil
    • 2 tsp or salt to taste


    1. Take a microwave bowl and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chopped onions, whole red chillies, curry leaves and refined oil. Mix them well. Microwave high for a min.
    2. Mix all the other ingredients including 3/4 cup water and add this to the above bowl. Microwave this on high for 10 mins or till water evaporates.
    3. Take the bowl out after 5 mins.
    4. Serve this Brinjal-Dhal Curry hot with rice and sambar or karakuzhambu or Rasam or Curd or chapathi or Idli.


    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Do the first step for 3 mins after heating the oil in a kadai.Then add the brinjal pieces and other ingredients except the mashed dhal(adding 1 cup water) and allow it to cook till the brinjal becomes tender,stirring at-times for abt 10 mins.Finally add the mashed dhal and mix well for 2 mins and turn off the flame.Serve this hot with rice,indian breads etc,.


    hi christy i request u to give details of cooking without using microwave also ,whenever u post recipes with microwave