May 14, 2009

Vankaya Dosakaya Pachadi/Brinjal Cucumber Chutney


Brinjal/Vankaya - 2 big
Cucumber finely chopped-1/2 cup
Green chillies-4
Garlic pods-3
Tamarind pulp-1tsp

For seasoning

Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Urad dal-1tsp
Chana dal-1tsp
Turmeric-a pinch
Red chilli-1
curry leaves

Method of preparation

1)Wash the brinjals and cut them in to small pieces.Drop them in salt water till you use it.
2)Heat a tsp of oil in a pan.Add chopped green chillies to it and fry for a minute.
3)Add brinjal pieces,garlic,salt and cook them covered till the brinjals are soft and cooked well.Turn off the stove and let it cool.
4)Now blend it adding jeera and tamarind pulp.
5)Add the chopped cucumber pieces to the chutney and mix well.
6)Heat a tsp of oil in other pan and do the seasoning with mustard seeds,urad dal,chana dal,turmeric,Red chilli and curry leaves.
7)Goes well with hot rice and ghee.