Saturday, October 8, 2011

Drumstick Brinjal Curry-Brinjal Drumstick Curry recipe

My family loves both brinjal and drumsticks, so I always make this Brinjal Drumstick gravy (curry) during drumstick season. Drumsticks and brinjals go well with each other and is a fantastic side dish with rice (sambar, rasam sadam/rice). Today let is learn how to prepare drumstick brinjal masala using this easy curry recipe-

Drumstick Brinjal curryHow to make Brinjal Drumstick curry

Ingredients needed

Drumstick - 15-20 (2 inch pieces)
Brinjal -4
Onions - 2
Ginger-Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Tomato -2 big ripe ones
Sambar Powder -2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Oil - 1 tbsp

For the seasoning

Cumin/Jeera seeds - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds -1 tsp


Cut drumstick into 2 inch pieces, brinjal and onions lengthwise.


Heat oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters add jeera, after it sizzles, add onions.

Saute till onions turn golden brown, then add ginger garlic paste. Saute for a few more minutes.

Add finely chopped tomatoes, saute for a few minutes, then add brinjal and drumstick pieces.

Add sambar powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt needed. Add little water, cover and cook on low flames till both brinjal and drumstick gets cooked well. Keep stirring now and then so that they will get cooked evenly. This curry should be semi dry.

More Drumstick recipes

Drumstick Leaves curry (Murungai keerai poriyal)

Drumstick Kuzhambu (Murungakkai Kuzhambu)

Meet you all again with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Padhu of


  1. I also love to add brinjal into curries and this looks very delicious!

  2. new recipe to me .... looks delicious and yummy ......

  3. Ultimate combo,love with rasam rice..

  4. Nice & tasty combo...Curry looks hearty & inviting :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  5. looks so delicious and comforting.

  6. Nice curry perfect with sambar & curd rice..perfectly done..

  7. Never tried this combo...looks flavorsome....


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