Kerala Kerala Lunch

Lunch Recipes | South Indian – Kerala Lunch Recipe Ideas 34

Kerala lunch menu…

Matta rice

Sea bass fish curry, click here for the recipe

Tapioca-Kappa Puzhukku, cooked with ground coconut, click here for the recipe

Fried lotus root, click here for the recipe

Eggplant-Brinjal Stir Fry

Lunch Recipes | South Indian – Kerala Lunch Recipe Ideas 34
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Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4 People
  • Eggplant or Brinjal sliced- 1 large eggplant
  • Coconut oil- 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Dried red chilies, halved- 2
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Kashmiri chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Regular hot chili powder- ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ⅛ tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1½ tsp
  • Salt- 1 tsp
  1. I've taken 1 large eggplant, sliced the eggplant.
  2. To prevent oxidation or eggplant color changing to grey, add them to water & let soak.
  3. Place a saucepan over medium heat, add coconut oil, let turn hot.
  4. Add mustard seeds, let splutter.
  5. Add dried red chilies & curry leaves, saute for a few seconds.
  6. Add the sliced eggplant, stir fry for a minute.
  7. Cook till the eggplant turns slightly soft.
  8. Add all the spices & salt, stir fry over high heat till eggplant turns slightly brown.
  9. Take the pan off the heat & keep it aside.
  10. This can be served as a side dish with rice or chapati.

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