Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Brinjal Kosthu / Chutney


Brinjal -4 Nos
Potato -1 nos
Tomato -2 nos
Chopped onion - 1 cup
Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Sambhar powder - 1/2 tbsp

For Seasoning:
Oil -1 tbsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Hing - a pinch
For garnishing - Few curry leaves & Corriander leaves

  1. Chop the Veggies and onion and tomato.
  2. Pressure all the veggies, onion, tomato and all the powders to together.
  3. Allow it to cook for 2 whistle or for 10 mins.
  4. Now open the lid add salt, curry leaves and corrinader leaves to it and mash it coarsely with a masher.
  5. In a pan heat 1 tbsp of oil and add mustard to it and allow it to splutter and then add hing and then add this to the mashed kosthu.
  6. Brinjal kosthu is ready. Serve it with hot idli's and Dosa's.

You can 1/2 cup of cooked moong dhal to it and it will be a good side dish for chappati / rotis.


  1. Delicious and very inviting side dish...

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    1. Happy to here that priya, thanks for your lovely comment

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