Brinjal Ambal Recipe

Brinjal Ambal is a tangy and spicy South Indian dish made with brinjals (eggplants) cooked in a flavorful tamarind-based gravy. The dish is known for its unique combination of sweet, sour, and spicy flavors. The brinjals are first sautéed and then simmered in a thick gravy made with tamarind pulp, jaggery, and a blend of aromatic spices. Brinjal Ambal is typically served with steamed rice or roti and makes for a delicious and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Brinjal Ambal Recipe

  • 125 gram Brinjals, Cut Into Cubes
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 0.13 teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds
  • as needed A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • 1/4 tablespoon Jaggery
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Brinjal Ambal Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and sauté the brinjals until they turn golden brown.
  • STEP 2.In a separate pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, and curry leaves.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and sauté until they turn translucent.
  • STEP 4.Add tamarind pulp, jaggery, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add the sautéed brinjals to the pan and cook until they are tender and the flavors are well combined.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose small and firm brinjals for this recipe as they cook faster and have a better texture.
  • Soak the brinjals in water after cutting them to prevent them from turning brown.
  • Adjust the amount of tamarind pulp and jaggery according to your taste preference.

Storage and Serving

  • Brinjal Ambal can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dish before serving and adjust the consistency by adding a little water if needed.
  • Serve Brinjal Ambal with steamed rice or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
69
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat3 g Protein11 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    11g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    11g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    61mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    812mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    76mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    19mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    40mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    62mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp