Brinjal thokku Recipe

Brinjal thokku is a spicy and tangy South Indian dish made with brinjals, tomatoes, and a blend of aromatic spices. This flavorful thokku can be enjoyed as a side dish with rice, roti, or dosa. The brinjals are cooked until soft and then mashed with a spicy masala paste, giving it a rich and delicious taste. It is a perfect accompaniment to any meal and can be stored in the refrigerator for a few days.

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Ingredients for Brinjal thokku Recipe

  • 125 gram Brinjals, Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as per your need A Few Curry Leaves
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Seeds
  • 1.13 Ed Red Chilies
  • 1/4 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • 1/4 tablespoon Jaggery

Directions: Brinjal Thokku Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves.
  • STEP 2.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped brinjals, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Cook until brinjals are soft.
  • STEP 4.In a separate pan, roast fenugreek seeds, coriander seeds, and dried red chilies. Grind them into a fine powder.
  • STEP 5.Add the ground spice powder to the cooked brinjals along with tamarind pulp and jaggery. Mix well and cook for a few more minutes.
  • STEP 6.Brinjal thokku is ready to serve. Enjoy it with rice, roti, or dosa.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose small and tender brinjals for better taste and texture.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference.
  • You can add a pinch of asafoetida for extra flavor.
  • Store the thokku in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the brinjal thokku as a side dish with rice, roti, or dosa.
  • Store the leftover thokku in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Reheat the thokku before serving and enjoy its flavors.
Nutrition
value
103
calories per serving
4 g Fat5 g Protein10 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Carbs
    10g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    10g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    57mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1575mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    89mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    60mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    65mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    84mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • 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