Ennai Kathirikkai



Ennai Kathirikkai is my Amma's favorite recipe, she makes this so perfect and I always love to eat it.
I made this on Mother Day since my amma also like this recipe very much.  This recipe is so simple and taste just wonderful, goes perfect with steamed rice.  Even my hubby loves this.

Ingredients:


250g Brinjals
2 tbsp Oil
1 inch Cinnamon Stick
3 Cloves
1 Medium Sized Onion Chopped
1 tbsp Coconut Paste
1 sprig Curry Leaves
1/3 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp Chilly Powder
1/2 tsp Fennel seeds Powder
Salt as Needed






Method:


  • Wash and Clean the Brinjal. Remove the Stem and the bracts.Slice them length wise and keep it in water,before cooking.
  • Heat a tbsp of Oil in a Kadai and reserve another tbsp of oil.Add Cinnamon Stick and Cloves.Once they crackle add the Chopped Onions and Fry them well.
  • Drain the Water and then add the brinjal into the kadai.Cover and Cook in oil for few minutes.
  • Once the Brinjal becomes soft add the Coconut paste,Fennel seed Powder(you can also grind the coconut and fennel seeds together),Chilly Powder,Turmeric Powder and Salt.Cover and Cook again.
  • Saute in between ,then Cover and cook.
  • Add Curry leaves and add reserved 1 tbsp of oil now and Saute it well.After adding curry leaves and oil don't cover and cook.Just let it to fry.While frying in oil the curry leaves and coconut gives nice flavor.

Here is the Yummy Ennai Kathirikkai is ready to serve.You can have it with roti/rice.


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  1. looks delicious and very tempting dear :)

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  2. This looks so so tempting Prema ....your method is so different from what I tried ...will try this

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  3. Looks truly lipsmacking n simple recipe...

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  4. This is my fav...ur version sounds interesting...Will give a try sometime...nice clicks

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  5. Wow.. looks spicy and delicious.. lovely clicks too.. thanks for the recipe dear.. :)
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  6. yummy n tempting ....
    sanyukta
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  7. First time here ... Lovely blog. Nice step by step pictorial.

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  8. Tempting dish with brinjals..Will surely give it a try when i buy brinjal next time. Thanks for the step pics..

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  9. Never made this way,the spices used sounds amazing! Nice recipe!

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  10. adding cinnamon and fennel seed powder will give an amazing flavour to this.turned out so well and clicks are too goos

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  11. Looks spicy and yummy!

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  12. The curry is looking very nice..so well presented and definitely love the flavours of cinnamon and fennel.

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  13. Mouthwatering here, love the addition cinnamon and fennel seed powder, will definitely try soon..

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  14. எனக்கு மிகவும் பிடித்த எண்ணெய் கத்திரிக்காய்...ரொம்ப நல்லா இருக்கு..சோம்பு மட்டும் தான் எப்பொழுதும் சேர்ப்பேன்...திரும்பவும் செய்ய வேண்டும்..

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  16. ரொம்ப ரொம்ப‌ அருமையாக இருக்கு...

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  17. super and mouth watering recipe prema.

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  18. looks yum... fennel and cinnamon would be a gr8 twist..

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  19. superb recipe... very tempting:) love the delicious pics...
    Reva

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  20. This was my father's favorite and brings back memories again:):)

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  21. totally drooling over it ~ great recipe n presentation dear :)
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  22. Awesome pics makes me drool... ennai kathirikai is always a "YES YES" at home.. :)
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  23. Wow! It looks very lovely and flavourful...How nice!

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  24. Wow tempting dish with brinjal,seriously makes me drool

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  25. Wowwwwwwwww.. looks absolutely perfect and tempting.. thanks for the recipe :)

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  26. Looks so beautiful. I am hungry!

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  27. Nice one prema. Simply superb with beautiful clicks... Wish to have it now :-)

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  28. Wow thatz a new recipe. Luv all the flavors going into it, especially fennel.

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  29. Would be great with any pulao or one pot meals... Looks awesome

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  30. Brinjal looks tender and perfectly fried.My absolute fav with any kind of simple pulav.

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  31. That is a simple recipe, love the addition of coconut paste and fennel seeds. sure try this one.

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  32. I'm drooling looking at your pictures..and getting hungry..

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  33. Great pics..awesome dish...will surely try this out :)

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  34. Prema, your enna kathrikai is making my naak oorify too much! love your pictures dear - they ALWAYS have the desired drool effect on me!

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  35. Very nice step by step explanation!! Yummy ennai kathirikkai.. :-)

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  36. Nice preparation.Ennai kathirikkai looks yum.

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  37. thankx for the step by step explanation........u have a nice space and happily following u.........visit mine vn u r free..........

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  38. omg!that looks really spicy and superb

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  39. Tempting dish with eggplants, they are my fav anytime!

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  40. what a beautiful click looks so delicious...Mom's recipes are simply the best isn't it :)

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  41. Looks delicious prema, love the addition of fennel powder and cinnamon, must be so flavourful and yum!

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  42. wow!! grea clicks , inviting clicks, adding cinnamon and cloves in brinjal curry is new to me, i can imagine the aroma, surely try this.

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  43. Looks super delicious and very inviting Prema.

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  44. I love eggplants and this look very tasty. I will have to try it the next time I have some eggplants.

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  45. tempting n delicius fry my favt one..

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  48. To be honest I have never had it before but I am going to make it tonight.Looks so yummy...love it. I have all the ingredients in hand..Thanks for the yummy recipe dear.

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  49. Looks wonderful& tempting and sure would have tasted good.

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  50. Lovely.......I cooked it today n jus enjoyed the flavour :)

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