Brinjal Chutney Recipe is a flavourful and tasty condiment made from brinjal. If are a brinjal lover like me. then you will surely love this brinjal chutney a lot. You can use small brinjal or larger ones to make this chutney and for spicy taste, use either red chilly or green chilly. This brinjal chutney recipe is a perfect side dish for idly and dosa. Try kathirikkai chutney (thogayal) for idly and let me know how it turned out.
- 12 Small Brinjals (violet)
- 2 Tbsp of Urad Dal
- 3 Red Chilies
- 4 Garlic Cloves
- Small grape size of Tamarind
- 1/4 Tsp of Asafoetida
- Salt to taste
- Curry Leaves
- 2 Tsp of Oil
- 1 Tsp of Mustard
- Few Curry Leaves
- Chop the brinjals to small pieces.
- Heat a pan with oil, add all the ingredients one by one except brinjals and salt, fry it until it changes colour. Transfer it to a plate.
- In the same pan, add oil, add chopped brinjals, fry it until turns soft. Transfer it to the same plate. Let it cool down for 10 mins and grind everything in a mixie.
- Heat a pan with oil, when it is hot, add mustard and curry leaves, after it splutters. Transfer this tempering to chutney. Mix well.
- Yummy brinjal chutney is ready to serve for dosa or idly.
- Always cut brinjals before you fry in oil.
- Adjust the number of red chilly according to your taste.
- You can use any variety of brinjal.
- Use green chilly in place of red chillies for spicy taste.
- You can also grill the brinjal in oven or stove top and make chutney
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