Ennegayi ( Brinjal Sabzi )


Preparation time: 15 Minutes | Cook time: 15 Minutes


Round Brinjal – 5

Onion – 1

Green Chilli – 2

Ginger – 1 inch

Garlic – 4

Grated Coconut – ½ Cup

Coriander Powder – 1 tbsp

Red Chilli Powder – 1 tbsp

Cinnamon Powder – Pinch

Clove Powder – Pinch

Coriander Leaves – ¼ Cup

Turmeric – ¼ tbsp

Oil – 6 tbsp

Mustard Seeds – 1 tbsp

Water – ¼ Cup

Salt to Taste


  • Chop Brinjal to get four equal Pieces without removing the stalk. Make sure no piece get separate. Check inside and remove if any worms or spoiled part.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan. Add Chopped ginger, Garlic, Onion fry until its light brown.
  • Add Cinnamon Powder, Clove Powder, Coriander Leaves fry about 1 Minute.
  • Add Grated Coconut, Coriander Powder, Red Chilli Powder fry about 1 minute. Let it Cool down. Add to a blender and blend it to a nice paste.
  • Heat oil in a Pressure cooker. Add Mustard Seeds wait until it Crackle.
  • Add Chopped Brinjal fry about 1 minute.
  • Add Blended paste, salt, water mix well and Pressure cook for about 2 whistles.
  • Once its Cooked Check the Consistency if its too thick add little water and let it boil for a minute. Add salt if needed.

Hot Ennegayi is Ready to Serve.

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