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Spicy Kathirikkai Poriyal (Spicy Brinjal Poriyal)

Spicy Kathirikkai Poriyal
Looking for a spicy Poriyal with Brinjal?? Then this might be helpful for you.. Presenting Spicy Kathirikkai poriyal which goes very well with Sambar sadham (Sambar rice) and Parupu Sadham (Dal rice). The recipe follows..

spicy kathirikkai poriyal

Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time : 20 minutes


Brinjal                  - 5  or 6
Big Onion            - 1
Salt                       - As required
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves       - few
Mustard Seeds     - 1/4 tsp
Oil                        - 2 tbsp

Dry Roast And Powder:

Dry Red Chili     - 2
Channa Dal         - 1 tsp (Kadalai Parupu)
Cumin Seeds       - 1/2 tsp (Seeragam)
Fennel Seeds       - 1/2 tsp (Sombu)
Black Pepper       - 6 to 8


  • Dry roast and powder everything under ' Dry Roast And Powder' without adding water. Chop Brinjal and Big onion lengthwise.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add Mustard seeds to it. When they splutter add chopped onions to it.
  • Saute till they translucent and then add chopped brinjal.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder and enough water. Cover with a lid and cook in medium flame.
  • When brinjal is half cooked, add dry roasted powder to it.
  • Keep on stirring in between and cook till brinjal is cooked soft. Serve it with Kuzhambu of your choice.