Brinjal - 5 small size
Green Chillies - 5
Tamarind - 1 gooseberry size
Salt - To Taste

For Seasoning:
Oil - 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves - few
Hing - A Pinch
Fenugeek Seeds/Vendhayam - 1/4 teaspoon

  • Finely chop the brinjals and green chillies.
  • Soak the tamarind in water and extract the juice.
  • Pour the oil in pan, and add the mustard seeds once the oil is hot. When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, then add the curry leaves,fenugeek seeds and hing
  • Add the chopped brinjal and green chillies and fry for sometime
  • Add the tamarind extract and add salt. Once the tamarind boils and the raw smells goes off, then switch off the flame.
  • The Kathirikai Masiyal consistency will be thin and it is the best sidedish for Venn Pongal.

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  1. That was really a nice receipe. i will definitiley give a try. By the way, ur blog is interesting.. pls add some more receipes for Breakfast Dishes and Snacks

  2. Great tips. Although you have to keep them in mind while designing the architecture map of your house. Thanks anyways.