Brinjals – 400 gms
Dry Red Chillies – 5-6
Coriander Seeds – 2 tbsp
Chana Dal – 2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds – 1 tbsp
Urad Dal – 1 tbsp
Curry Leaves – 1 sprig
Oil – 5-6 tbsp
Salt to taste
In a kadai, heat oil and once hot add the dry red chillies, coriander seeds and chana dal and saute for a few minutes till the chana dal becomes golden. Allow it to cool and once cool, grind into a coarse powder and keep it aside.
In the same kadai, add some more oil and once hot add mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves and saute for a couple of minutes.
Now add the Brinjals and saute for a 8-10 minutes closing the lid till the brinjals are cooked well.
Now add salt and the (chilli, corainder seeds, chana dal mix) powder and mix well. Saute for a couple of minutes till the brinjals are roasted well.
Yummy Kathrikai (Brinjals) Idicha Kari is now ready !!