Brinjal(Eggplant) – Lemon Stew

Brinjal(Eggplant) - Lemon Stew

Spicy brinjal curry with lemon pieces
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 5 people



  • Cut the brinjal into length wise thin slices and keep them in salted water.
  • Cut each lemon into four pieces. Add turmeric powder and one tsp of salt and mix well.
  • To a deep bottomed pan, add oil and heat. Splutter the mustard seeds. Split the green chillies length wise and add. Add the ginger-garlic paste, ginger pieces and garlic bulbs also and fry.
  • Remove the brinjal pieces from salt water and add them to the above. Saute for a couple of minutes.
  • Now add the lemon pieces, red chilly powder, jaggery pieces and enough salt. Fry till oil shows up.
  • Add one cup of water, mix well and simmer in medium flame until the ingredients blend well.
  • Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves over the stew.
  • Serve the tangy stew hot.
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