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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Potato brinjal Gravy - Aloo Baingan gravy - Vankaya Bangaladumpa Pachadi

Potato brinjal bajji is very simple to prepare. it goes very well with idli,dosa, chapathi, roti and rice varieties.we are adding veggies like onion,tomato,brinjal,potato and cilantro.Brinjal is high in water content and potassium.The vitamin-C present in potatoes can help prevent this dreaded deficiency disease, caused due to lack of vitamin-C.Cilantro is rich in anti-oxidants and dietary fiber which reduces bad cholesterol and reduces risk of pulmonary issues. so it is a healthy side dish.

Aloo baingan gravy
Ingredients 

mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp.
brinjal - 1/4 kg.[chopped]. 
tomato - 1/4 kg.[chopped].
potato - 1
pearl onion - 10.

greenchillies - 5. 
salt - for taste.
turmeric - 1/4 tsp.
cilantro - 2 tbsp (chopped).
sambar powder - 1/2 tsp.

Preparation
  • wash the brinjal, discard the stems, cut the brinjal length wise and immerse it in water.
  • chop the potatoe into very small cubes.
  • chop the cilantro finely.
Method
  • Heat the oil, add mustard seeds when it splutters add pearl onion saute well till it turns pink, add tomatoes saute well till mushy, add green chillies, chopped brinjal, finely chopped potatoes  saute finely for approximately 7 minutes, then add cilantro saute for 2 minutes, add turmeric, sambar  powder and salt, saute for few minutes till everything combines.
  • Pressure cook the sauted items for 6 to 7 whistles.
  • Wait for pressure to subside then take the cooked brinjal content out .
  • Smash it well using a laddle or with a smasher.Now aloo brinjal gravy is ready.
  • It goes very well with idli, dosa,roti  and rice.

2 comments:

Shals said...

Hi Gayathri, The above recipe for 'Potato Brinjal Gravy' is just too good. I tried and it was wonderful, my child and husband loved it a lot too. Thanks to you! I never knew this recipe until I read your post!

Shals said...

Too good recipe! Thanks!