Vankaya Allam Karam (Egg Plant Curry) Recipe

Vankaya Allam Karam, also known as Egg Plant Curry, is a popular South Indian dish made with tender eggplants cooked in a spicy ginger and garlic paste. The dish is bursting with flavors and has a perfect balance of tanginess and spiciness. It is a versatile dish that can be enjoyed with rice, roti, or naan. The tender eggplants absorb the flavors of the ginger and garlic paste, making it a delicious and satisfying curry.

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Ingredients for Vankaya Allam Karam (Egg Plant Curry) Recipe

  • 3 Small Eggplants
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as per your need A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Vankaya Allam Karam (egg Plant Curry) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and slit the eggplants lengthwise, keeping the stem intact.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 3.Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté until the raw smell disappears.
  • STEP 4.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add the slit eggplants and coat them with the spice mixture.
  • STEP 6.Cover and cook on low heat until the eggplants are tender.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose small and tender eggplants for this recipe as they cook faster and have a better texture.
  • Make sure to slit the eggplants lengthwise without cutting them into two halves.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Vankaya Allam Karam can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the curry before serving and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve the curry with steamed rice, roti, or naan for a complete meal.
Nutrition
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201
calories per serving
16 g Fat7 g Protein7 g Carbs13 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Carbs
    7g
  • Fiber
    13g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    7g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Fiber
    13g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    259mg
  • Iron
    10mg
  • Vitamin A
    5348mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    119mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    51mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    173mg
  • Manganese
    6mg
  • Phosphorus
    121mg
  • Selenium
    5mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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