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Saturday, February 19, 2011


Onion(chopped) - 1 medium
Tomato(chopped) - 1 medium
Potatoes(cubed) - 2 medium
Brinjals(cubed) - 4-5
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Green chillies(chopped) - 1-2
Ginger paste - 1 tbsp
Cumin-coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida - 1/8 tsp
Coriander leaves(chopped) - 3 tbsp
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - 1 tbsp

Drop the cubed brinjals and potatoes separately in a bowl of water to prevent discoloration.
Heat tsp of oil in a skillet, add cumin seeds,green chilli,ginger, asafoetida and onions.
When onions turn translucent,add tomatoes and saute until mushy.
Add salt,tumeric,red chilli,cumin-coriander,garam masala powder and mix well.
Add the potatoes along with few tbsps of water and coat potatoes with spice mixture.Close the lid and let it cook for 4-5 minutes.
Then add the brinjals and continue cooking for another 8-10 minutes or until the vegetables are cooked. Mix in lemon juice and toss well.
Garnish with cilantro leaves.

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