Kathirikkai Thogayal Recipe - Thuvaiyal (Spicy Brinjal Chutney Recipe)

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Kathirikkai Thogayal Recipe - Thuvaiyal (Spicy Brinjal Chutney Recipe)
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Kathirikkai Thogayal Recipe - Thuvaiyal (Spicy Brinjal Chutney Recipe) is a simple recipe that uses brinjal and spices like peppercorns , dry red chilli and toasted dals to bring out the authentic flavours of Tamil Nadu style cooking. In this recipe the main ingredient is the Brinjal, thus keeping the main flavour intact we have added the other special elements to balance out the flavour in the chutney. 

It can be prepared and stored for about a week and can be used as a side dish for many of the recipes. The spicy and tangy flavour of the chutney pairs up with almost every dish that is eaten. 

Serve the Kathirikkai Thogayal Recipe - Thuvaiyal (Spicy Brinjal Chutney Recipe) along with  lunch meal .

If you are looking for more Brinjal Recipes here are some of our favourites : 

  1. Spicy Eggplant & Capsicum Curry (Indo-Chinese Fusion Recipe)
  2. Eggplant Curry Recipe (Sri Lankan Style)
  3. Roasted Eggplant & Olive Lasagna

Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Brinjal (Baingan / Eggplant) , chopped
  • 3 Dry red chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal)
  • 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 sprigs Curry leaves
  • 30 grams Tamarind , soaked in 1 cup hot water
  • Salt , to taste 
  • Cooking oil , for cooking 

How to make Kathirikkai Thogayal Recipe - Thuvaiyal (Spicy Brinjal Chutney Recipe)

  1. We begin making the Kathirikkai Thogayal Recipe - Thuvaiyal (Spicy Brinjal Chutney Recipe) by heating a heavy bottomed pan with oil, temper the mustard seeds and curry leaves, let it splutter for few seconds.

  2. Then, later on, add the dry red chillies , urad dal , channa dal and peppercorns. Saute till it turns light brown. Add in the Chopped brinjal and saute till it becomes brown and mushy.

  3. You can season it with salt , turmeric and red chilli powder. Cook till the raw smell of the spice goes away. Add the soaked tamarind water, wait till all the water is soaked in by the brinjal.

  4. Let it aside to cool, then blend it into a smooth paste using a hand blender by adding a little water (2 tablespoons) .

  5. Serve the Kathirikkai Thogayal Recipe - Thuvaiyal (Spicy Brinjal Chutney Recipe) along with lunch meal .

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