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The potatoes from the garden ended up in my all-time favorite curry: Vankaya-Bangaladumpa kura. I would have used the tiny Indian eggplants if I had them on hand, but since I didn’t I used the American globe variety. Only problem with these gigantic eggplants is the thick skin (and the lack of taste), so I peeled the skin off and I think it makes the eggplant more palatable.

This dish does not have many ingredients and is quick & easy to put together. The garden fresh potatoes had light papery skin and cooked up in no time.

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Potato-Eggplant curry Yum
Potato-Eggplant curry
Course side dish
Cuisine andhra
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
  • 4 Potatoes Medium size (or 10~12 small ones), cubed
  • 1 large (peeled) or 10 - 12 Eggplant baby (unpeeled), cubed
  • 1 Onion – medium, chopped
  • 3 chilies Green – chopped
  • 1 tsp Curry powder
  • to taste Salt
For tempering:
  • ½ tsp Chana dal
  • ½ tsp Urad dal
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • 6 Curry leaves
Course side dish
Cuisine andhra
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
  • 4 Potatoes Medium size (or 10~12 small ones), cubed
  • 1 large (peeled) or 10 - 12 Eggplant baby (unpeeled), cubed
  • 1 Onion – medium, chopped
  • 3 chilies Green – chopped
  • 1 tsp Curry powder
  • to taste Salt
For tempering:
  • ½ tsp Chana dal
  • ½ tsp Urad dal
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • 6 Curry leaves
Potato-Eggplant curry
Instructions
  1. Heat 2tsp oil in a large sauté pan; add the tempering ingredients and once the seeds start sputtering add onions and sauté till softened and turn translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Next add the eggplant and potatoes; cover and cook on medium heat till both the veggies are tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add curry powder and salt. You can add ½ cup water of you think the curry is too dry. Cook for couple minutes. Serve with steamed rice and dal.
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8 thoughts on “Potato-Eggplant curry”

  1. hi Pavanifirst time visit ur beautiful space ,u have a lovely collection of recipes…happy to find u. this garden fresh potato curyy looks wonderful …nice combo of potato n brinjal …i love this curry with rotis n rice too if u get time do visit my blogSatyahttp://www.superyummyrecipes.com

  2. I love potato and egg plant combo. The fast food Indian place had a great side dish using this combo.Have tried to make it many times but I could not recreate it.Will try out your recipe.

  3. Hi,First time on your site…Love the dish. I remember I used to watch Yan Can Cook too…I wd never miss any cookery shows even n good old DD!!!Shobha

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