Brinjal Thokku for Biryani | How to make Brinjal Thokku for Biryani

By Sujitha Ruban  |  28th Aug 2017  |  
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About Brinjal Thokku for Biryani Recipe

Brinjal Thokku, such an nostalgic pair with ambur biryani. my last post was about “Ambur Chicken Biryani”, this recipe also a most awaited one, one of my reader friend ask this recipe very particularly the ambur version. Since ages i want to try this thokku, as this is a favourite accompany with biryani we all love this spicy dish and the time comes now to share.

Brinjal Thokku for Biryani is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Sujitha Ruban teaches how to make Brinjal Thokku for Biryani step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Brinjal Thokku for Biryani in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 6 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Brinjal Thokku for Biryani at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Brinjal Thokku for Biryani takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Brinjal Thokku for Biryani is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Brinjal Thokku for Biryani is a good option for you. The flavour of Brinjal Thokku for Biryani is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Brinjal Thokku for Biryani and impress your family and friends.

Brinjal Thokku for Biryani

Ingredients to make Brinjal Thokku for Biryani

  • Brinjal 1/4 kg
  • tamarind Lemon sized tightly packed
  • oil 4-5 tsp
  • Cardamon 2 nos
  • cinnamon 1"
  • cloves 2 nos
  • jeera 1/2 tsp
  • star anise 1/2 piece
  • onion 1 large
  • garlic Paste 3 tsp
  • tomato 3 large
  • curry leaves 1 spring
  • Corinader Leaves 3 springs
  • green chillies 2-3 nos
  • salt as needed
  • FOR masala
  • coriander Seeds 3 tsp
  • red chilli 6-7 nos
  • Groundnut/peanut 1 tsp
  • jeera 1 tsp
  • pepper 1/2 tsp
  • fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • While Till Seeds 2 tsp
  • cinnamon 1"
  • Cardamon 2 nos
  • cloves 2 nos

How to make Brinjal Thokku for Biryani

  1. Heat a kadai, Add coriander seeds, Groundnuts/peanuts, Jeera and pepper fry this for few mins, slowly the coriander’s aroma pop up from the kadai while frying them in low medium flame.Add Fennel seeds, give a quick stir.
  2. Add the Till seeds, this step too have to act very fast, till seeds pop out from the pan, so quickly stir and transfer them to a plate. Fry the Cinnamon, Cardamon, Cloves, once done transfer them to the plate.
  3. Finally dry roast he red chillies in low flame. Make all the content to cool and ground them in a mixer.
  4. Wash and clean the brinjal’s, Chop them into big chunky pieces, keep the chopped pieces in water, this help to avoid decolorisation
  5. Soak the tamarind in some hot water, squeeze the juice and set it aside.
  6. Heat a heavy bottom pan with oil, Add cinnamon, cardamon, cloves for tempering.
  7. Add Jeera and star anise to the hot oil. Once the all done, add in the sliced onions..
  8. Cook the onions till they turn translucent, add in the Garlic paste, fry them for a min. Add in the chopped tomatoes, cook till they turns mushy..
  9. Add in the curry leaves, chopped brinjal, Chopped coriander leaves, saute and cook for 4-5 mins in medium high flame.
  10. Add in the slitted green chillies.. cover and cook the brinjal’s till they turn mushy.Add the tamarind water and allow the brinjal’s to cook for few more mins
  11. Sprinkle some salt and grounded masala with required water. cover and cook till they done.

My Tip:

Can use all types of brinjal to prepare this thokku This dish is a best pair with biryani, not only for biryani can go with idli, dosa too. Spice masala should fresh, so that the aroma of the thokku will stay long. Adjust the taste to your taste bud. Add garlic paste alone, no need to add ginger which exactly transforms the original taste. My gravy is thicker in consistency, if you want more gravy then add 1/2 cup of water cook for few more mins.

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