Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Shoo Penguins near my Brinjal Tomato Gravy

Are you back from the office tired and exhausted? You do not feel like spending much time on cooking, Huh! Then this is just the right gravy for you. This is a quick and easy gravy prepared with brinjals and tomatoes using a pressure cooker. It goes well with chapatis and parathas.

brinjal tomato gravyHey! What are these penguins doing near my brinjal tomato gravy

Brinjal Tomato Gravy for Chapati

Brinjal Tomato Gravy

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 15 mins 
 Serves: 2
 Recipe CategorySide Dish
 Recipe CuisineIndian
 Author:

   Ingredients needed

   Brinjal (eggplant) – ¼ kg (cut lengthwise)
   Onion – 1 big
   Tomato -2 ripe and juicy ones
   Green Chilli – 1
   Salt needed

   Spice Powder

   Turmeric Powder –a pinch
   Coriander powder – 2 tsp
   Cumin/jeera powder – 1 tsp
   Chilli powder -1/2 tsp

   For the seasoning

   Oil -1 tbsp
   Mustard seeds -1/4 tsp
   Cumin seeds -1/4 tsp
   curry Leaves -a sprig


Preparation

Chop onion and tomatoes finely. Cut brinjals lengthwise.

Method

Heat a tbsp of oil and add mustard and cumin seeds, when it splutters, add curry leaves and finely chopped onions.

Sauté until onions turns transparent on medium heat.Keep stirring continuously.

Add slit green chillies, chopped tomatoes and cook till tomatoes become mushy.

Then add all the spice powder and salt needed.

Add brinjals and saute for 2-3 minutes. Then add ½ a cup of water and pressure cook for 1 whistle only.

When the pressure subsides, open the cooker, mix everything well, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rotis or parathas.

How to make Brinjal Penguins

Select long purple variety brinjals. Scrap off the front so that it is white in color there. Slit at both sides of the brinjal to form wings.Trim the stem and bend a little to form beak. Stick eyes. Your brinjal penguins are ready.

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45 comments:

  1. Cute little penguins!Please collect your awards from my blog padhu.They are waiting.Happy blogging.

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  2. Delicious brinjal curry,Loved ur little peguins

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  3. Thanks for visiting my blog and share ur view with me..do join in as a follower...ur blog of recipes re very good..esp tis one..cool presentation with penguins craving...will keeep closely tabs on ur blog ma..:)

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  4. Nice side dish and cute penguins

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  5. Cute penguins near delicious gravy!!!!

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  6. Wow... this is cho cho cute :) I love the creativity in it. :)

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  7. This penguin brinjal is soooo cute :D I love this curry too.

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  8. So cute those penguins look...really an easy and a delicous curry ....

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  9. wow you are very creative, they look so cute, i hope they didn't finish all of that yummy sabzi

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  10. Lovely presentation Padhu, love ur penguins...droolworthy curry!

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  11. cute looking penguins padhu..brinjal curry looks delicious!!

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  12. yummy brinjal curry and cutely and artistically made brinjal penquins.you can visit my blog and give ur comments.

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  13. Such beautiful penguins, so cute & creative!! Wonderful Padhu :)

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  14. Gravy looks yummy and perfect..
    And the penguins looks so cute...gud creativity...

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  15. The penquins look so cute, brinjal tomato gravy looks gud!

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  16. தங்கள் என்னுடைய ப்ளாக் வருகைக்கு மிகவும் நன்றி..

    உங்கள் ப்ளாக் அருமையாக இருக்கின்றது..

    பென்குயின்கள் அழகாக இருக்கின்றது..சூப்பராக இருக்கின்றது..

    வாழ்த்துகள்.

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  17. Wow... lovely penguins padhu.. so cute da! Brinjal curry is yum and easy!

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  18. cute penguins.brinjal cury looks so simple and easysure will taste yummy

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  19. Do I love ur brinjal or penguin? Look cute and delicious in form of curry 2!

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  20. I liked ur penguins than the curry :)looks so cute..

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  21. those penguins look so cute on the table; my teddies will love the tomato brinjal gravy if I presented this way :) lovely!

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  22. wow...that's an aromatic and flavorful recipe...love those cute penguins....

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  23. The slides by my right are really a treat to one's eyes..... Lovely collection of recipes....

    Happy Blogging!!!!

    Ash....
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  24. LOL, those penguins are adorable! The tomato gravy looks delicious.

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  25. What a great recipe! I love the combination of eggplant and tomatos, must be really yummy! :) And the penguins.. They are just adorable! :)

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  26. nice presentation... love the penguins & the recipe too.. :)

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  27. பென்குயின்கள் அழகாக சூப்பராக இருக்கின்றது so cute!!!

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  28. Oh oh ... the penguins are so cute... give them some of your curry na ;-)

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  29. Thank you so much for stopping by. Those penguins look super cute. What a creative idea.Curry also looks yum:).

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  30. I appreciate for your wonderful presentation. Brinjal curry looks delicious. I liked the penguins.

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  31. Shooo cute penguins!! DH doesnt appreciate brinjal and I was tired of Brinjal too.. This recipe is a welcome change!! Thanks for sharing it dear!!

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  32. nice presentation esp i loved ur cutie penguins

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  33. Your penguin sorry brinjal looks good...first time here..very nice blog..pls do visit mine. I am following u now.

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  34. Cute penguins!!..very creative!..:)
    Good gravy recipe too :)

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  35. wow, cute penguins .. nice curry with brinjal

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  36. The decorations are really superb... You rock!!!

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  37. Ha ha, thats so cute...nice recipe too:) You are very creative with brinjals:)

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  38. The penguins are soooooo cute !
    The dish looks yumm !! Must try it soon.

    http://chittiskitchen.blogspot.com

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  39. I love the cute little penguins! And also, the food of course :)

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  40. haha.. :) they are absolutely so gorgeous, how creative you are, I loved it!!, they are so cute, Inbtwn, the curry looks good too...

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  41. Tried your recipe(with extra ingredients ginger garlic), it turned out very good. Delicious recipe. Thanks!

    -Aishwarya.

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  42. Nice receipes padhu..plz add more vegetarian receipes...thank u...

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  43. Kanne padame irukkerithikka penguin? Good idea! How did you create eyes for the penguins ?

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