Saturday, 1 August 2015

Brinjal/Eggplant Stir Fry

Here is a Udupi Style Recipe for Brinjal/Eggplant Stir Fry or Gulla Palya. The udupi rasam powder and jaggery provide a unique taste to this dish. You can use any rasam powder if you do not have udupi rasam powder. 

Ingredients :

1/2 kg Brinjal/Eggplant
1 gooseberry sized tamarind (soaked in water and juice extracted)
1 tsp jaggery
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp udupi rasam powder/any rasam powder (click here for link)
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp urad dal
10-12 curry leaves
2 red chillies
 a pinch of asafoetida


1) Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida and curry leaves.

2) Add brinjal, tamarind extract and turmeric powder.

3) Saute for a few minutes and add rasam powder.

4) Mix well and add salt. Simmer till it is cooked.

5) Serve hot with rasam and rice.

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