Kathirikai (Brinjal) Varuval Written by Kamala Updated on October 7, 2023 in Poriyal Jump to Recipe Print Recipe This Brinjal curry is served with rice. It also goes well with Chapati too. Pin Print Kathirikai (Brinjal) Varuval 0 from 0 votes Recipe by S Kamala Course: PoriyalCuisine: Indian, tamilDifficulty: Easy Servings4servingsPrep time10minutesCooking time10minutes This recipe known as kathirikai varuval is made with brinjal and served with rice or Indian bread. Ingredients Brinjal – 4 Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder – 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder – 1/4 teaspoon onion – one (small size) Garlic Cloves – 8 (small size) Ginger – a small piece Curry Leaves – few Oil – 3 tablespoons Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon Bengal Gram Dal – 1 teaspoon Urad Dal – 1 teaspoon Seeragam (cumin) – 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida Powder – 1/4 teaspoon Salt – 1/2 teaspoon or as per taste Directions Wash the brinjals and slice it lengthwise.Chop onion, garlic, ginger, curry leaves finely.In a kadai put a tablespoon of oil and add brinjal pieces. Stir fry it on medium flame till it changes its color to light brown. Remove and keep aside.Same kadai pour the remaining oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it starts pop up, add Bengal gram dal, urad dal, cumin and asafoetida and fry till it turns golden brown. Add garlic and ginger and fry till garlic become light brown. Add onion and curry leaves and fry for few seconds.Add brinjal pieces and mix it. Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix everything well.Keep it on medium flame and stir fry till it become golden brown.