Small purple Brinjal-10-12 nos
Onion-1 no ( chopped)
Sambar powder-2 tbsp
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Salt- to taste
Tamarind- small lemon size
Whole red chillies- 2 no
Oil- 2 tbsp + 3 tbsp
Mustard seed- 1 tsp
Fenugreek seed-1 tsp
Split channa dal-1 tsp
wash & trim the brinjals and slit them in criss-cross.
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, add brinjals & roast it & keep it separate.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seed, channa dal. fenugreek seed & allow to temper.
Add chopped onion & sauté.
Blend the tomatoes &add to the onions. Add sambar powder,turmeric powder,salt & mix well.
Allow to sauté until oil comes out. Add roasted brinjals .
Soak the tamarind & squeeze the juice from it & add to the kuzhambu.
Finish by adding little Jaggery & serve with plain rice.