Brinjal Piralen


Brinjal Piralen

Brinjal cooked with tomatoes and onion in a traditional style.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people


  • 1 1/2 cup Brinjal cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup Onion chopped roughly
  • 3/4 cup Tomato cut into pieces
  • 1/4 tsp Sugar
  • 1 dsp Coriander leaves chopped
  • Oil As reqd
  • Salt As reqd

For preparing Masala:


  • Grind together the ingredients for preparing brinjal masala: onion pieces, red chillies, cinnamon, coriander powder, turmeric powder, cloves, cardamom and cummin seeds to a fine paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Fry the brinjal pieces until golden.
  • Add the onions and fry.
  • Add the ground masala and fry till oil accumulates on top.
  • Stir in tomato pieces and add required salt. Continue frying in medium heat.
  • Pour 1/2 cup water into the gravy and stir in sugar. Heat the curry.
  • When the gravy has acquired the desired consistency, remove from fire.
  • Brinjal piralen is ready and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot.
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