Thursday, 25 April 2013


Recipe is adapted from here


1.      Purple color eggplant-500gms
2.      Onion-1 big, chopped
3.      Green chilly-1no,slitted
4.      Coriander powder-3tsp
5.      Chilly powder-3/4tsp
6.      Garam masala-1 ½ tsp
7.      Pepper powder-1 ½ tsp
8.      Grated coconut-1 cup
9.      Rice-3/4tsp
10.  Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
11.  Dry red chilly-2nos
12.  Curry leaves
13.  Oil-4tbsp
14.  Salt

Method of preparation

1.      Wash and cut eggplant into small cubes and keep this in a vessel filled with water for 10 minutes. This helps in removing the stain.
2.      Heat oil. Splutter mustard seeds. Add rice when it puffs up slightly, add curry leaves and dry red chillies.
3.      Add onion and green chilly sauté until onion turns soft. Add all powders stir for 2 minutes.
4.      Take brinjal out of water. Gently press it to remove the absorbed water. Put it into the pan. Add salt.Mix well. Let it cook by keeping the pan closed.
5.      When it is almost done add grated coconut .stir well. Again cook for another few minutes.
Serve with steamed rice…


  1. Delicious Rani... Gorgeous picture :-)

  2. wow, im drooling to have this dish....

  3. Looks very delicious Rani, I have not tried adding rice. I will try it the next time. Thanks for sharing.

    1. hi priya,
      addition of rice gives some distinct flavor..thanks for the lovely comment:)

  4. Never tried this before, looks like a yummy and satiating recipe!!
    You have captured the pic with great precision.

  5. Very flavorful and delicious thoran. Will try it out soon.

    today's post:

  6. I can never say no to eggplant especially when you have added some great ingredients for a welcoming outcome. This is a perfect side for our rice.

  7. Never tried thoran with eggplant. nice one

  8. i lvoe any kind of thorans....this is jz amazing