We first made this to go with Ambur Mutton biryani but I make it as an accompaniment for every biryani like this Mutton Biryani or this Chicken Biryani . Soaking them in mild tamarind water at prep stage often helps tone the bitterness. The delicious Kathirikkai Thokku is now ready to serve!!! Did you make a recipe? And some brinjals are bitter what we call KAARAL in Tamil esp in brinjal. But the downside was that she had to give up eating brinjals and some other veggies. I am sure your friends will ask the recipe. Super simple brinjal poriyal or stir fry which can be made in less than 15 mins. I’d prefer not having to wash two vessels if I can do it with just one. Arbi roast-Colocasia recipe-Seppankizhangu roast-Taro root fry. Salt to taste. I am told that once the brinjal seeds acquire a pronounced blackish appearance the brinjal is bound to taste more bitter. Add these fried ingredients to the mixer and allow it to cool off. Add in the red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, jaggery and salt. I use home made tamarind paste which works so well and makes for one chore less everyday. Heat sesame oil (gingely oil) in a pressure pan until hot. If you are looking for more kathirikai (Brinjal) recipes, do check out Chettinad Kathirikai Poondu Kulambu, Ennai Kathirikai Kulambu, chettinad kathirikai chops and Kathirikai Palakottai Kootu. He had the first morsel and there came the moment…”mmmm. SUBBUSKITCHEN | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED | © 2018 | MANAGED BY HOST MY BLOG, Thokku, a thick gravy made with tomatoes or any veggies along with spices. Cover the pressure pan and cook for two whistles. Off to my kitchen to try this out. Instructions. Appreciation from the readers like you are keeping me going.. We love Cooking & Blogging. ★☆ particularly cooker made cooks so easy and tasty tooo. My aunt loved brinjals. July 7, 2016 by Suguna Vinodh 34 Comments, (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}). Cover the pressure pan and cook for two whistles on medium flame. Easy Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian dishes with step by step pictures. We can’t find out even while cutting. Brinjal Kootu Recipe-Kathirikai Kootu-Tamil Brahmin Style. All the Images and videos are Copyright Protected. Your email address will not be published. Happy Cooking. I love Jacques Pepin and Julia Child. thanks for sharing a lovely recipe and the story behind the curry powder. Hi Subbuji, Sure Saranya. I love south Indian food and I am passionate about baking. Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped brinjal along with turmeric power and salt and saute the brinjal in oil. Saute for 5-10 minutes to roast and thicken the thokku. Any variety of thokku is a great travel friendly dish. FacebookInstagramTwitter, Your email address will not be published. Started making it frequently. Really glad that you liked the recipe. Add in the garam masala / curry masala powder. This Kothamalli Thokku and Pudina Thokku also tastes equally good when mixed with steaming hot rice and eaten for lunch. Some of us doesn’t like Brinjal very much. I am not very sure about Australian cookers as I have never handled one. This is her favorite way of eating brinjals and this recipe is such a winner on the lunch table. ★☆ Both were awesome , i couldnt believe myself that i could cook this tasty. Water - 2 cups. When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add chopped curry leaves, hing and fry for couple of seconds. Thanks. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. To this, now, add tamarind extract along with salt and allow it to boil for 5 minutes to get rid of raw smell. Many thanks to you. The curry will become bitter. Recipe for spicy Kathirikkai thokku, Tamilnadu style spicy brinjal / eggplant thokku recipe. Thanks for being such a creative mind and for also giving credit to the person for their recipe. Add in the chopped brinjal and half a cup of water. Sure, you can do that Sudha. Remove from heat and wait for the pressure to release naturally. I’m new to your site and randomly tried this brinjal curry and okra pulikozhambhu…. Keep the flame in medium and allow the thokku to cook in oil for 2 minutes or till the oil gets oozes out from the thokku. Add in the fenugreek seeds (vendhayam), mustard seeds, cardamom and cumin seeds. Fry for a couple of minutes.