Nellor Brinjal Fry Recipe

Nellor Brinjal Fry is a thick brinjal gravy made with ground onions and coconut mixture and had along with tawa paratha.

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Nellor Brinjal Fry Recipe
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Nellore Brinjal Fry Recipe a rich brinjal curry made with roasted chana dal, onions and lots of other interesting ingredients that are ground into a smooth paste and mixed along with roasted brinjal. This dish is wonderful side dish that can go along with your tawa parathas. The curry has the right amount of spice levels that balances out the flavor and keeps you asking for more.

Serve the Nellor Brinjal Fry Recipe along with some Steamed Rice, Palak Tovve or Palak Dal or just with plain Tawa Parathas

If you are looking for more Brinjal Recipes, here are some: 

  1. Kathirikai Podi Curry Recipe
  2. Badanekaayi Gojju (Brinjal Curry) Recipe
  3. Gutti Vankaya Recipe - Andhra Style Stuffed Brinjal

Cuisine: Andhra
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 1 Brinjal (Baingan / Eggplant) , sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste
  • Ingredients to roast and grind
  • 1 tablespoon Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal)
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • 4 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coconut
  • 1 Onion , sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Nellor Brinjal Fry Recipe

  1. To begin making the Nellor Brinjal Fry Recipe, heat a sauce pan with oil, add chana dal, coriander seeds and mustard seeds. Roast them well for about 10 seconds.

  2. Add dry red chillies, onions and saute till the onions are light brown. You can add grated coconut at this point and turmeric powder and roast well till the coconut has a light brown color.

  3. Switch off the heat, allow it to cool down and grind it along with a little bit of salt to a smooth paste and keep it aside.

  4. Heat the same sauce pan with oil, add cumin seeds and curry leaves and allow it crackle, add brinjals that are sliced, sprinkle some salt and saute them until the brinjals soften and gets cooked.

  5. Once it is cooked you can add the ground paste and adjust the salt levels. Combine the masala well with the brinjal and cook for about 10 minutes and serve.

  6. Serve the Nellor Brinjal Fry Recipe along with some Steamed RicePalak Tovve or Palak Dal or just with plain Tawa Parathas.

Last Modified On Wednesday, 19 December 2018 15:51
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