Halwai July 15, 2019

Ingredients:

• Mustard Seeds – 2 tsp
• Urad dal – 3 tsp
• Red Chillies – 4 (according to your taste)
• Tamarind paste (from Lemon sized tamarind, boiled in water)
• Salt to taste
• Vegetable oil – 2 tbsp
• Big Brinjal (Eggplant) – 1
• Asafoetida, 3 pinches
• Curry leaves – A few
• Coriander leaves to garnish

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds and urad dal.
  2. Let it splutter.
  3. Add red chillies.
  4. Bake the brinjal in oven for 45 minutes at 400 degrees F.
  5. Turn each side of the brinjal while baking.
  6. Let it cool.
  7. Keep it in cool water for 2 minutes.
  8. Remove the outer layer of the baked brinjal.
  9. Mash it with hand and grind it in the mixie along with the above mentioned seeds and tamarind paste.
  10. Add salt to taste.
  11. Add hing powder and curry leaves.
  12. Garnish it with coriander leaves.

Recipe courtesy of Rajeswari