Thursday, 11 August 2011

Aubergine and pidgeon peas curry


Vitamin rich aubergines cooked in aromatic  spices with  pidgeon peas.

Ingredients:

6 baby aubergines
120 grams  frozen or fresh pidgeon peas
1 teaspoon turneric
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
2 medium tomatoes
1 teaspoon tomato puree
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon garlic paste
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 tablespoon fresh chopped coriander for garnish.


Method:

1.Chop the tomatoes  and puree them in blender .
2.Wash and cut the aubergines in to quarters.
3.Heat oil in a pan , when it is  hot add the mustard seeds and garlic and saute.
3. Add the  aubergines and pidgeon peas and saute for 2-3 minutes.
4. Add the salt, chilli powder, cumin and coriander powder and turmeric.
5. Mix throughly and saute  further for 2-3 minutes.
6.Mix together 1/2 cup of water, tomato puree and tomato paste and  and add to the aubergines
7. Cover and cook the curry till pidgeon peas and aubergines are tender and cooked and most of the water is absorbed. (approx 15 minutes)
8. Transfer to serving dish and garnish with fresh coriander .
Serve with rice or rotis.
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19 comments:

  1. Delicious curry. Flavorful :)

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  2. Interesting combo...looks yum

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  3. very nicely done...love it!

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  4. looks fab ....loved it ...nice combo

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  5. Peas curry looks so delicious and inviting. Great recipe.


    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  6. Nice n different combo..looks yumm

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  7. Love to have this curry with a bowl of rice..yumm!

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  8. That's a yummy and delicious combo!

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  9. This is a lovely combo. Gotta try soon :-)

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  10. I will not say No to a dish that sounds and look so yummy. Have a nice week.

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  11. Looks gorgeous. I've not heard of pidgeos peas before. I must try to find some.

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