Eggplant with Tomato and Garlic

Katarikai Thakkali Kari

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660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

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An easy-to-prep-and-cook curry, this is delicious with a bowl of white or red rice tossed with plain yogurt.


  • 2 tablespoons unrefined sesame oil or canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon black or yellow mustard seeds


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the mustard seeds, cover the pan, and cook until the seeds have stopped popping (not unlike popcorn), about 30 seconds. Add the lentils and stir-fry until they turn golden brown, 15 to 20 seconds. Immediately add the onion and garlic, and stir-fry until the onion slices are light brown around the edges, 3 to 5 minu