brinjal fry

brinjal fry

Brinjal Dry Masala- Kerala Style

I am not really sure if everyone likes brinjal or eggplant.  Well, eggplant is very nutritious and healthy and especially if you to want follow a healthy habit then you should add brinjal very often into your diet.

brinjal fry

brinjal fry


  • Brinjal – 500 gms, strips
  • Oil –  2 Tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 Tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 Tsp
  • Garlic – 3 cloves
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Onion – 1 medium, chopped
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2Tsp
  • Coriander powder  – 1 Tsp
  • Chilly powder – 1 Tsp
  • Salt to taste


  1. Wash and cut brinjal into strips, chop onion and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet, splutter seeds.
  3. Add cumin seeds and curry leaves, let the flavor infuse.
  4. Add garlic and saute for a minute.
  5. Add onion and continue to saute for 3 more minutes.
  6. Now you can add powdered spices such as turmeric, coriander and chilly powder.
  7. Cook on slow fire until the raw flavor goes off.
  8. Add brinjal, salt and mix well.
  9. Cover with lid and cook on medium low heat for 5 – 7 minutes.
  10. Serve hot with roti or rice.


Bone Appetite & Happy Cooking!



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