Sunday 6 March 2011

Maharastrian aubergine and potato curry.

Spicy and tangy gravy, enriched with aromatic eastern spices gives this aubergine and potato curry a very unique Maharastrian flavour.


12 small aubergines cut into slits
4 medium potatoes cut into wedges
1/4 cup fresh grated coconut
1/4 cup peanut powder,
1 teaspoon fresh garlic paste
1 teaspoon tamarind pulp,
1 tablespoon jaggery,
1 tablespoon fresh chopped coriander,
2 teaspoon chili powder,
1 tablespoon coriander powder,
1 teaspoon cumin powder,
Salt to taste,
1 teaspoon turmeric powder.
2 tablespoons sunflower oil.

Goda masala:

2 sticks cinnamon, 5 cloves, 5 peppercorns, 3 dry bay leaves , 5 cardamom pods peeled,1 teaspoon sesame seeds  .Dry roasted and grind to make 2 tablespoons masala.


1. Heat the oil in a pan, when it is hot add garlic and sauté. Add the prepared aubergines and potato and toss to coat with oil. Stir fry to brown slightly.
2. Add the salt, chilli powder, turmeric, coriander, cumin powder and mix well .Cover and cook on low heat till aubergines and potatoes are three quarters cooked.
3. Add the coconut, ground peanut, tamarind pulp, jaggery and the 2 tablespoons goda masala. Mix well, cover and cook till flavours infuse and aubergines and potatoes are cooked fully.
4. Transfer to serving dish and garnish with chopped coriander.

Serve hot with rotis.

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Flavours of Maharastra, event by hosted PJ of seduce your tastebuds

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  1. Thats a inviting,fingerlicking curry...terribly irresisting..

  2. Nice combo. Looks delicious.

  3. Looks great dear, as you said, tangy and spicy :)

  4. Super the combo

  5. I am always looking for more and more recipes incorporating egglants...Nice recipe. Shall try it out soon.


  6. nice to see u back!...
    nice curry...looks delish!

    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

  7. Potato curry looks amazingly delicious and inviting.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  8. wow...never thought of pairing these tow..sounds great

  9. Yummy looking dish!! Love anything with eggplant!!

  10. sounds interesting and new to me..
    looks delicious dear :)

  11. Never hav tried this combo,sounds super delicious!

  12. Looks very delicious:)

  13. First time here...lovly space and recipes...

  14. Looks very nice and inviting , lovely recipe too:)

  15. Love this combo. Must be delicious :)

  16. That looks absolutely delicious! drooly pics!

  17. what a lovely dish! I'm a fan of aubergine. Not my hubby though. I like how u used some grated coconut in it as well!

  18. Thats an interesting combo' love it.

  19. what a fun new dish to learn about!

  20. Eggplant is my favorite vegetable! Your curry sounds so good!

  21. I don't think i have tried any maharashtran recipes but their cuisine must be fabulous because this dish looks delicious!
    -abeer @


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