Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Brinjal Cashew Masala



   Brinjal Cashew Masala tastes yummy bcoz of cashews guest appearance :)



Ingredients:

1. Brinjals - 500gms
2. Onion - 1 big
3. Curry Leaves - 10 leaves
4. Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
5. Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
6. Hing - 1/4 tsp
7. Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
8. Salt - To taste
9. Red Chilli Powder - 3 tsps
10. Coriander Powder - 2 tsps
11. Coriander Leaves - 4 tsps
12. Cashew nuts - 20 Nos.
13. Oil - 3 tbsps

Procedure:

1. Chop brinjals vertically.
2. Heat oil in a pan, once oil gets heated add mustard and cumin seeds
3. After they splutter add finely chopped onion pieces, curry leaves and fry well
4. Add hing and turmeric powder and cashewnuts
5. Once cashews turn golden brown add chopped brinjals and fry well



6. Do not cover the pan with lid, it forms moisture and brinjals get boiled rather than fried
7. Fry brinjals completely upto 10 minutes
8. Once brinjals are fried nicely add salt, turmeric and coriander powders and cook for 5 more minutes so that all masala flavours are infused into the brinjals



9. Now switch off and garnish with chopped coriander
10. Brinjal Cashew Masala tastes yummy with rotis or sambar rice :).