Brinjal (Eggplant) Vindaloo

Usually people say that brinjal is not good for eyes, do not want to believe and curios to know more? then check out this article!. Nevertheless, I’m going to use it for my yummy curry anyway πŸ™‚

Actually Vindaloo is quite popular in goan cuisine and it is normally prepared using either chicken or lamb. I prepared this one with brinjal just for a change.This is a yummy and spicy dish for veggie lovers and it tastes great with rotis.


Brinjal Vindaloo


  1. Brinjal(medium) – 4
  2. Onion (chopped) – 2
  3. Tomato (chopped) – 1
  4. Mustard seeds – 2 tsp
  5. Cumin seeds(jeerakam) –1/2 tsp
  6. Fenugreek seeds (uluva) – 1/4 tsp
  7. Turmeric powder – 1tsp
  8. Red chilly powder – 1 1/2 tsp
  9. Ginger-garlic paste –  1 tbsp
  10. Vinegar – 2 tsp
  11. Salt
  12. Coriander leaves


  1. Heat a kadai and fry 1tsp mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds on low flameΒ  . Then grind it to a powder.
  2. Deep fry brinjal pieces and keep aside..
  3. Make a paste by grinding turmeric powder, red chilly powder,ginger-garlic paste,vinegar and above powdered mix.
  4. Heat oil in a pan.Splutter mustard seeds.sautΓ© chopped onions till brown and once it is done add the masala paste to it and stir well..once the raw smell goes add chopped tomatoes to it.
  5. Finally add fried brinjal pieces and salt.
  6. Cover and cook with little water till done.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Iam sending this to EFM- Parathas and Gravies Recipes hosted by Sri



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6 Responses

  1. Anupama says:

    Thz one will be delicious wid Chappatis…yummmyyyy

  2. Woww!!!… I loved this recipe.. looks perfect n tempting.. first time here..wonderful site πŸ™‚

  3. Bharathy says:

    Aww praju…I dont mind sending you the buns…pass me that plate won’t you??looks soooo Yummy!! Bet this goes with anything!!! :)…DROOOOOLL…
    I love Pork Vindaloo..a common dish of our place πŸ˜‰

  4. lissie says:

    brinjal vindaloo sounds tempting…! would love to have it with rice…

  5. Jayz says:

    hallo Prajusha,
    thanks a lot for sending ur entry to the Jay ho brinjal event: Please check the event round up here!

  6. Anu says:

    really tasty….i infact tried it gr8!

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