Feb 6, 2016

Badanekai Maseda Saaru ~ ಮಸೆದ ಬದನೆಕಾಯಿ ಸಾರು

ಮಸೆದ ಬದನೆಕಾಯಿ ಸಾರು

A tasty sambar made out of brinjal for brinjal lovers is here..:)

Ingredients :

Toor dal : 3/4 of a cup
Brinjal : 1cup
Green chilies : 4 -5 (depends)
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
Garlic : 4 -5 pods
Curry leaves : few
Onion : 1 medium
Tomato : 1 (optional)
Tamarind juice : to the taste
Jaggery : as per taste
Turmeric powder : 2 pinches 
Sambar powder : 1 -2 tsp
Salt : as per taste
Oil : 1tbsp

Take  brinjals, wash & cut them in to desired shape. Chop the onion.
Take a vessel wash toor dal, mix all ingredients together, toor dal, chopped brinjal, onion, garlic, green chilies, curry leaves, add sufficient water. 

Pressure cook it for 3 whistles..
It can be cooked without pressure cooker, take a vessel wash and add toor dal, add water bring it to boil, when dal is half cooked add chopped brinjal & other ingredients. Let it cook until toor dal becomes soft.
After pressure cook it looks as in below picture.

Now strain that excess water it to a vessel, keep it aside.

Now take a spoon, lightly mash the dal & brinjal mixture.

Now its ready.

Take a vessel, add oil,  when oil gets hot, add mustard seeds, when it starts spluttering , add mashed  dal-brinjal, now add that excess water kept aside, add sambar powder, tamarind juice, jaggery, turmeric powder, salt & bring it to boil.

Serve hot.

Goes well with Rice, mudde.
If u make it little thick, it can be had with chapati.