Brinjals small and round shape 6 nos
Onions 2 chopped finely
Tomatoes 2 chopped finely
Green chillies 2 chopped finely
Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
Oil for deep frying
Coriander powder 2tbsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder 1 tbsp
Cinnamon 1' pc
Salt as per taste
Sesame seeds/til/nuvulu 2 tbsp
Cashew nuts 7-8
fresh grated coconut 6 tbsp
Dry roast sesame seeds and cashew nuts.
Make a smooth paste of the above ingredients
Oil 2 tbsp
Curry leaves few
Wipe dry the brinjals.Make long slits on the brinjal and keeping the green part intact.
Deep fry them until they change colour and take them on a tissue paper.
In a pan take oil,add cinnamon and cloves.Once they splutter,add onions and green chillies.Saute until brown in colour and add tomatoes,coriander powder,turmeric powder and chilly powder.Cook until oil comes out.
Now add ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell goes of,which takes about 2-3 minutes.Then add the sesame and coconut paste and saute till oil comes out.
Now add brinjals and mix softly and thoroughly.
Then add 1/2 cup of water bring to boil and reduce the flame till thick gravy forms.
Once it is done take another small pan.Heat oil and add curry leaves to it.When curry leaves starts changing colour,pour it on the brinjal gravy.
Serve hot with briyani or paratha or plain roti.