Easy brinjal sabzi recipe

Easy brinjal sabzi recipe

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Easy brinjal sabzi

Easy brinjal sabzi for phulka, roti, flat breads, pulao too. Step by step pictures recipe.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 3

Cup measurements

Ingredients

  • 1 brinjal (large variety) aubergine
  • 1 onion large
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1/2 capsicum
  • 1 green chilli
  • 3 garlic cloves large variety
  • Salt as needed
  • Oil for shallow frying
  • Coriander leaves for garnish

Spice powders

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Sambar powder or use curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp roasted cumin seeds powder bhuna jeera

Instructions

  • Chop onion, garlic and green chilli finely, capsicum, tomatoes roughly, brinjal into cubes. Make sure brinjal is not having any water.
  • Heat a pan with sufficient oil to shallow fry brinjal. Add cubed brinjal carefully.
  • Turn occasionally for even browning. Once golden in colour drain from oil, keep aside.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in the pan and add garlic, green chilli, chopped onion together. Fry till onion turns soft.
  • Add chopped capsicum and fry for a minute.
  • In goes tomatoes, salt, pepper and other spice powders. Cook until tomatoes turn soft and mushy. Takes roughly 4 minutes.
  • Add fried brinjal, mix well. Cook covered for 3-4 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves (I skipped as I had no stock).

Notes

  • Shallow frying gives great flavour to the brinjal. You can also use less oil and try.
  • The sabzi doesnt take oil, so use less for frying onion and others. I added more and was too oily I felt.

Easy brinjal sabzi method:

  1. Chop onion, garlic and green chilli finely, capsicum, tomatoes roughly, brinjal into cubes. Make sure brinjal is not having any water.
  2. Heat a pan with sufficient oil to shallow fry brinjal. Add cubed brinjal carefully.
  3. Turn occasionally for even browning. Once golden in colour drain from oil, keep aside.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp oil in the pan and add garlic, green chilli, chopped onion together. Fry till onion turns soft.Add chopped capsicum and fry for a minute.
  5. In goes tomatoes, salt, pepper and other spice powders. Cook until tomatoes turn soft and mushy. Takes roughly 4 minutes.
  6. Add fried brinjal, mix well.
  7. Cook covered for 3-4 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves (I skipped as I had no stock).

Serve with roti/ flat breads or pulao, we had with peas pulao.

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