Vazhuthananga Theeyal (brinjal Roasted In Spicy Coconut Gravy)
Vazhuthananga Theeyal is a traditional Kerala recipe prepared by cooking brinjal with fried coconut paste and spices.
Vazhuthananga/Brinjal - 4 pieces (cut into small cubes)
Grated coconut - 1/2 shell
Tamarind- 1 ball
Green chillies- 4
Turmeric powder- 1 Tablespoon
Coriander powder - 2 Tablespoon
Chilli powder- 1 Tablespoon
Curry leaves- few
Mustard seeds-1/ 2 Tablespoon
Salt - to taste
In a pan heat some oil, put grated coconut and fry on low heat until it becomes slightly brown .
Add coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder fry for 5 minutes. Then ground this with little water and keep it aside.
Take another pan and heat 2 spoons of oil. Put brinjal, Onion, green chilli and tomato. Fry for 3-4 seconds.
Add water and cook for some time. Add ground paste, tamarind paste and salt to this and mix well.
Boil for 5 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan splutter mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves and put this into the Theeyal.
Tasty Brinjal Theeyal is ready to serve with rice.
Fry coconut and masala in correct proportion otherwise theeyal taste will not be good.