Brinjal-drumstick poriyal is an interesting and tasty side dish that goes well with rise and rasam. I often find that children do not fancy brinjal very much. At times, we also look forward to a change from the usual recipes. Interesting combinations of vegetables and spices help break this monotony. This is one such dish. Please give it a try.
Brinjal – cut length-wise, 4 tea cups or 800ml measure*
Drumstick – 3 no, cut into 1½” pieces*
Onion – 1 no, finely chopped*
Karamani or mochai – 1 small hollow ladle
Oil – 1 tablespoon
Mustard – 1 tespoon
Split urad dhal – 1 teaspoon
Salt – to taste
Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
Curry leaves – a few
For the masala powder:
Red chilli – 2 no
Pepper corns – a few
Dhania – 2 tablespoons
Jeera – 1 teaspoon
Methi seeds – ¼ teaspoon
Dried curry leaves – a few
*Cut brinjals length-wise and immerse in water immediately. Cut drumsticks into 1½” pieces. Finely chop onions and keep aside.
|Brinjal-Drumstick Poriyal (கத்தரிக்காய் முருங்கைக்காய் பொரியல்)|
Cook karamani or mochai in a pressure cooker for 5 minutes or 5 whistles. Once pressure subsides, remove from the cooker and keep aside.
If you like this post, please share it with your friends, followers or contacts, by just clicking the 'Face book', 'Twitter' or 'Google +’ icons you see below the post. Feel free to post your comment/ feedback. Your support is greatly appreciated. Thank you!