Tamil Nadu Ennai Kathirikkai


Tamil Nadu Ennai Kathirikkai

Tamilnadu Ennai Kathirikkai is an authentic Chettinad delicious dish with spicy tangy generous gravy. The dish tastes yummy with hot rice and chappatis. Tamil Nadu Ennai Kathirikkai requires farm fresh brinjals and the dish is loaded with lots of nutritional requirements. We have shared a well illustrated Tamil Nadu Ennai Kathirikkai in simple descriptive steps. Even new comers as well as bachelors are recommended to try the simple dish. The slit brinjals are deep fried in hot oil until the inside is cooked completely. The fried brinjals are finally cooked in a spicy tamarind mixture. The yummiest thick gravy can be paired up with almost anything. Enjoy Tamil Nadu Ennai Kathirikkai dish with loved ones.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 4 people



  • Wash brinjals and put two slits lengthwise.
  • :- Do not cut it into pieces.
  • Heat 4 tbsp of oil in a hard bottomed pan.
  • Fry the brinjals till it gets cooked completely.
  • Take brinjals from the fire, and keep it aside.
  • In the remaining oil, saute onions and garlic in the same pan.
  • Add coriander seeds, red chillies, turmeric powder and stir well till it gets brown in color.
  • Grind the mixture to a paste.
  • Add tamarind and water and salt to the paste and let it boil.
  • Add fried brinjals to boiling gravy and stir slowly for 5 - 10 mins.
  • Garnish Ennai Kathirikkai with coriander leaves.
  • :- Serve hot Ennai Kathirikkai with rice and chapathi.
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