SWEET AND SOUR BRINJAL
1 1/2 tbsp chili powder,or to your taste.
70 gm tamarind,squeezed in 1 cup water. to your taste
1/2 cup water
Sugar to taste,it must taste sweet.
1 tbsp ginger paste
1 tbsp garlic paste
1 tsp garam masala,or use 1 stick cinnamon and 2 star anis
2-3 tbsp oil
1 big onion,finely sliced
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 stalk kari leafs
1. Heat oil and add in the mustard seeds,kari leafs and onion fry until the onion turn light brown. ( in case if you are using the cinnamon and star anis add with the mustard seeds )
2. Add in the ginger,garlic paste fry until the raw smell disappear add in the chilipowder,garam masala and add in the tamarind juice and water.
3. Let it boil add in the salt and sugar. Adjust the taste it must be sweet,sour and hot. When the gravy is a bit thick add in the fried brinjal and mix well. Remove from the heat.