Rendition: We all love baingan ka bartha, its of course a favorite to many! What if we add a twist to it with our universal karapudi! The Karapudi exemplifies the aroma and the spices elevating the entire dish to another level! Hence telling goodbye to your conventional brinjal curries! This goes well with roti, rice and dosa! A must try!
Serves 3-4 people
• SpiceKansh ‘Karapudi’ [VIP]
• Round Brinjal – 400 gm [5-6 medium sized]
• 5 tablespoons of grated coconut
• 7-8 cloves of garlic
• 1 inch of ginger
• 2 half inch length of cinnamon
• 4 cloves
• 1 tablespoon of roasted channa
• 2 large onions [chopped]
• 1 tomato
• Coriander [handful]
• 500 ml of water
Cooking Method : Pressure Cooker/Pan (Medium Flame)
Step 1: MAKING THE PASTE : Add the grated coconut + ginger + garlic + 1 chopped onion + chopped tomato + roasted channa + cinnamon + clove + coriander + 1 and a half tablespoons of SpiceKansh ‘Karapudi’ and grind it all to make a fine paste.
Step 2: To a pressure cooker/pan, add in the oil + 1 chopped onionand fry for about 30 seconds.
Step 3: Cut the brinjal into 4 quaters and cook it for 2-3 minutes.
Step 4: Add in the paste from before and season with salt. Cook it for another 5 mins (until the oil is visible throughout the mix)
Step 5: Add in the water and cook it for another 6-7 minutes. (For pressure cooker: Cook it for 1 whistle count)
Step 6: Nothing else!!! Just eat and be mesmerized…..
NOTE: Goes well with either roti or curd-rice/ plain-rice