Drumstick - 3 nos( cut into 2" pieces)
Brinjal - 1/4 kg (cut into large cubic pieces)
Onion - 3 nos (chopped)
Tomatoes - 5 nos (chopped)
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Sambhar Masala - 1 tbsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Tamarind - small marble sized (soaked in water and extracted)
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Jeera seeds - tsp
Curry leaves - 2 springs
Chopped Coriander leaves (for garnishing)
Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a kadai, temper with mustard seeds, jeera seeds and curry leaves. Add chopped onion and saute until it turns light brown. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry for a couple of minutes. Now add sambhar masala, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and fry for a few seconds. Add chopped tomatoes and fry until they are done. Now add in drumstick pieces and little salt , mix well. Cover and cook the drumstick pieces until it is half done on a low flame. Remove the lid and add brinjal pieces. Mix well, cover and cook until done. Now add in the tamarind extract (as required) and mix well. Cook for a couple of minutes to attain the required consistency. Add salt if required. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Yummy Drumstick Brinjal Curry is ready!!