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Vazhuthananga Urulakizhangu Curry/ Brinjal Potato curry


Vazhuthananga urulakizhangu curry or  Brinjal Potato curry is a yummy side dish for rotis/chapathis or rice.This is my moms recipe, she learned it from one of her Telugu friends. I believe it was originally the stuffed brinjal recipe which she modified as a side dish for chapatis.It is lightly fried brinjal and potatoes in a spicy and tangy sauce,flavored with roasted coconut and sesame seeds.Try this you will surely love this.


Ingredients
Baby Brinjal-8-10
Boiled baby potatoes-8-10
( You can also use the larger ones)
Onion chopped- 1 medium
Tomatoes-2
Ginger garlic paste- 1 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder-1 tsp
Garam masala- 1/2 tsp
Sesame seeds-2 tsp

Grated coconut- 3 tsp
Curry leaves
Salt to taste
oil




Slit baby brinjal into four keeping the stem intact. Rub a little of salt in between and shallow fry this in a little oil in medium heat till all sides are equally roasted. Keep this aside.
Boil potatoes and peel off the skin and cut into half.
Heat oil and saute onion, ginger garlic till  golden brown. Add tomatoes and curry leaves and saute till tomatoes get cooked and mashed up. Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and garam masala and fry for a minute. Add fried brinjal and potatoes and 3/4 cup of water.Simmer and cook till the sauce thickens.

In a fry pan dry roast sesame seeds and coconut till golden brown. Make a fine powder and add into the curry. Mix well and finally garnish with coriander leaves.

Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy..

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Thanks to all my sweet blogger friends for sharing these lovely awards with me. First of all I congratulate them for winning these well deserved wonderful awards  and for having such  lovely blogs. I am very sorry for posting them late. Thanks all for you love and encouragement.

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Thank you all once again.





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Comments

  1. Congrats for all the lovely awards...wish you many more :) thanks a lot for sharing it with me.

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  2. Brinjal and potato seems a nice combo dear....looks so delicious.

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  3. Very spicy looking delicious curry....Congrats on all the awards dear...

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  4. Thank u suja for passing me the lovely awards..Recipe looks superb wth chapatis,real nutritious too!

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  5. spicy and delicious curry..love to have this with some white rice..YUM..
    And congrats on all the awards dear..keep rocking!

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  6. Perfect combo with chapathis...

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  7. congrates !11 curry is looking gorgeous

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  8. The curry looks delicious..i just loved the recipe..will try this out..:)

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  9. Excellent Curry recipe! Should be excellent with Roti!

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  10. Big congrats for all the awards dear!

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  11. One of my most fav combos of all time- looks so tempting!
    Congrats on your awards sweetie- well deserved!
    US Masala

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  12. Brinjal potato curry adipoli. congrats on your awards wishing many more to come.

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  13. Wow rich and creamy..looks so delicious, great for rotis.Congrats on ur awards....thanks for sharing with me dear...

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  14. You know, I was looking for such baby brinjal recipe and I found one..I'll surely try ur recipe and let u know..Thanks a lot for thinking of me and sharing so many wonderful awards with me, I'm honored and touched and congrats to u,too

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  15. Congrats on ur awards Keep Rocking and Thanks for sharing the same with me !! appreciate it !! Curry looks so inviting and perfect with rotis !!

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  16. Congratulations on your awards,potato brinjal combo looks very tempting and inviting with rotis.

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  17. Great combo...I will surely try this..
    Congrats on your awards & tnx for sharing...

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  18. Spicy and yummy! Congrats on your awards dear....

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  19. Wow,wonderful brinjal gravy recipe.Looks delicious and yummy...Congrats on your awards and thanks for sharing those lovely awards with me.
    warm wishes
    rani

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  20. This recipe is a real keeper. Love all the baby brinjals floating in the gravy.
    Congrats on your well deserved award and thanks for passing them to me as well.

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  21. Congrats on the awards....the curry looks really delicious...just perfect with hot rotis.

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  22. Curry looks mouthwatering...am going to try it for sure..

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  23. Looks so spicy .Perfect with rotis

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  24. Slurp,irresisitble curry,love brinjal and potato together, congrats on ur awards..

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  25. congrats on the award....love the curry

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  26. wow the combo and the colour of the curry makes it so irresistible :P

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  27. Congrats on all your awards..Loved the combo of brinjal and potato..Delicious curry!

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  28. Love the bright, colorful gravy, love it. Congrats on your awards dear :)

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  29. Brinjal and potatoes are two of my favorites, so I already know I will love this:):) Congratulations on your awards, well deserved:)

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  30. Que `preciosidad de plato ..me encanta ..felicidads por los premios

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  31. that looks absolutely yummy...i love anything with potatoes

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  32. lovely dish! looks amazing. Congrats on all the awards.

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  33. Wow...awesome recipe... love that combo....gravy looks tempting....gr8 combo with roti's....Congrats on well deserving awards...

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  34. Oh My,how did I missed this spicy curry ? Nope,I came here before,but couldn't comment coz' of technical reasons.
    Thanks for remembering me for the awards.These are all inspirations no ?
    Thanks and Congrats on your awards as well !!

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  35. Your curry looks absolutely delicious. Congratulations on all your well deserved awards. Thank you so much for sharing these with me :)

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  36. Love the combo. Looks awesome and perfect

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  37. awesome and delicious curry :) congrats on ur well deserved awards and thanks for passing it to me :)

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  38. what a wonderful looking curry!!

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  39. wow.. a set of awards!!! you deserve much more!!!
    thanks a lot for sharing it with me.. looking forward to much more classic recipes in here..
    ammaandbaby.blogspot.com/

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  40. Hey Suja, Congrats on all your awards dear - most well -deserved... the bringal/potato curry looks too good!

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  41. Congrats on your Awards & for sharing with us..

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  42. curry looks delicious and congrats on the awards .........

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