Brinjal - 2 cups chopped into cubes
Tomato - 1 finely chopped
Onion - 1 finely cut
Green Chillies- 6
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind - size of a small lemon
Channa dal - 1 tsp
Red Chillies - 2
Garlic - 3 cloves.
Curry leaves - few
Salt - As required
Add brinjal, tomato, onion, green chillies, tamarind, turmeric and salt in a pressure cooker along with 1 cup of water and cook till 2 whistles. Remove the lid and mash the contents coarsely.
Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds. Once they start crackling, add channa dal, red chillies, garlic and curry leaves and fry all till the dal and garlic turn light brown. Add the coarsely mashed brinjal and mix everything well and let it cook on low flame for a few minutes and switch off.
Tastes really good with rice or chapati.