Brinjal Rajma Masala | Brinjal Rajma Curry

Brinjal Rajma Masala

Preparation Time. 8.5 hours
Cook Time. 30 minutes
Recipe Category. Side dish
Recipe Cuisine. Indian
Recipe Reference. Kamalas Corner


Brinjal – 3
Rajma – 1/2 Cup
Onion (Chopped) – 1
Tomato Chopped) – 1
Sambar Powder – 1 Tablespoon
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 Teaspoon
Mustard Seeds – 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 Teaspoon
Curry Leaves – 10 To 12
Oil – 1 Tablespoon

Note. The ingredients shown will vary with the original quantity.


1. Soak Rajma overnight or atleast 8 hours in water. Pressure cook for 3 whistles. In a pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds and when it pops out, add cumin seeds. When cumin seeds sizzle, add onions and curry leaves. Fry until onions become transparent. Add tomatoes and fry for 4-5 minutes. Add sambar powder, turmeric powder, and salt. Stir well.

2. Now, add brinjal pieces, boiled rajma, and sprinkle little water. Close the pan using a lid and cook in low-medium fire. Cook until brinjal becomes soft and the curry becomes dry.

Now, the Brinjal Rajma Masala is ready!

Serve. With Chappathi and as a sidedish for rice items.

Chappathi, Cucumber Moru Kootu, Poosanikai Mor Kuzhambu, Paruppu Rasam, Pineapple Rasam, Poondu Rasam (Garlic Rasam), Capsicum Sambar, Oats Curd Rice, Cucumber Rice, Capsicum Rice/Bell Pepper Rice/ Koda Milagai Sadham, Peanut Rice  

Other Brinjal Recipes:
Brinjal Pepper Masala (With step-by-step pictures)
Brinjal Pirattal (With step-by-step pictures

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