Brinjal / Eggplant Chutney

Brinjal / Eggplant Chutney

A common South Indian Chutney, prepared for Dosa, Idly and Rice. Mostly everyone hates Brinjal, but it has several health benefits for Heart, Brain, Digestion alike. Visit,



  1. 4 Brinjal Eggplant / (Chopped)
  2. 3 Tomato (chopped)
  3. 5 Shallot Onion / Small (chopped)
  4. 2 Green chillies
  5. 1 Sprig Curry Leaves
  6. 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin
  7. 1/4 Teaspoon Mustard
  8. 2 Tablespoons Oil
  9. To Taste Salt
  10. 1 Cup Water


20 mins
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    Heat the oil in a pan, add mustard, cumin and after a few seconds add shallots, curry leaves, green chillies and saute for 2 minutes. Now add tomatoes and saute until it turns mushy.

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    Then add brinjal, salt and water. Now close the pan with a lid and cook till brinjal turns soft and mushy.

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    Turn off the heat, allow the brinjal mixture to cool. Then grind or mash the mixture. Serve with Dosa, Idly or Rice.

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