Sunday, 2 November 2014

Kathrikkai Salna

I'm back to my online dairy(my Blog) after a long break that too to jot down my favourite recipe Kathrikkai (aubergine) Salna,  before i forget. It's  is a perfect accompaniment with biryani.

Brinjal/aubergine(big) - 1
Red onion - 3
Tomatoes - 3
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Cummin seeds - 2 tsps
Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp
Cinnamon - 1 inch stick
Curry leaves - 2 strands
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Garlic - 3 cloves
Peppercorns - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 2 tsps
Turmeric powder  -1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp
Coconut (grated) - 1 cup
Chilli powder - 2 tsps
Urad dhal - 1 tsp
Oil - 2tsps
water  - 3 cups
Salt - 1 tsp

For dry roasting :
Dry roast fenugreek seeds, cummin seeds, coriander seeds, cinnamon , 1 strand curry leaf , peppercorns, urad dhal and add coconut at the end and roast until it turns brown.

Once the dry roasting is done add  1 tsp of oil to the roasted ingredients and saute with onion, ginger, garlic,
tomatoes, chilli powder, turmeric powder and grind it to a smooth paste by adding a cup of water..

Cooking Method:

In a flat bottomed pan add a tsp of oil and saute sliced onions,tomatoes and a strand of curry leaf . Add the sliced aubergine and saute for about 3 minutes mix the ground smooth paste now  by adding 2 cups of water , 1 tsp of salt and cook for 15 minutes in a low flame. 

Cooked but couldn't find time to click. Will upload the photos when i try the recipe again.

Saturday, 2 November 2013

Happy Diwali!

Wishing u all a very Happy Diwali! Celebrating this Diwali in India and my mum made 11 different varieties of sweets and savouries. Will share the recipes soon.......

Saturday, 21 September 2013

Bloggie Holiday

On a bloggie Holiday !