Halwai May 22, 2018

Ingredients:

• 5 kg – Brinjals
• 3 cup – Vinegar
• 2 tbsp – salt
• 400 g – Garlic
• 200 g – chilli powder
• 2 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 6 tsp – Mustard Seed
• 6 tsp – Cumin seeds
• 4 tsp – Fenugreek
• 1.5 litre – sweet oil
• 225 g – Garlic
• 100 g – ginger, minced
• 100 g – Green chillies
• A few – Curry leaves
• 1/2 cup – Sugar
• Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Wash and wipe the brinjals dry and cut them into one-inch cubes
  2. Sprinkle salt on the brinjal, and toss them
  3. Dry them in the sun for 4 hours
  4. Fry the brinjal pieces lightly in oil.
  5. Grind garlic, red chillies, turmeric, mustard seeds and cumin with vinegar to a fine paste and keep aside
  6. Heat the sweet oil in a vessel and fry the finely sliced garlic, ginger, and slit green chillies and curry leaves on a low flame
  7. Add the ground masala and saute
  8. When the raw smell of the masala goes, add brinjals and fry
  9. Gradually add the remaining vinegar, add sugar and a little salt and continue simmering till the brinjals are done
  10. Remove from stove, cool and bottle them
  11. Recipe Courtesy: Mangalorean Recipes