Simple changes and combinations breaks monotonous cooking style. To make routine lunch interesting add small twists to the recipes without compromising on nutrition and taste. Some additions enhance the taste of the dish. This one is such recipe. Do try!

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total time: 20 minutes

Cuisine: Indian

Course: Main course, side dish


Brinjal- 250 gms

Tomato – 2

Eggs – 3

Onion – 1 finely chopped

Green chillies 2 – cut in to small pieces

Ginger garlic paste 1/4 tsp

Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp

Chilli powder- 1 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil – 2 tbsp

Curry leaves few


1. Use only purple long brinjal variety for this recipe. Select tender ones without seeds.

2. Immerse brinjal pieces in salt water after chopping. Rinse before adding it in curry.


1. Boil eggs and keep aside.

2. Cut brinjal in to long pieces and immerse in salt water to avoid discoloration.

3. Finley Chop tomatoes and keep aside.

4. In kadai heat oil add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Now add chopped onion and Chillies.

5. Add 1/4 tsp ginger garlic paste. Fry well.

6. Add sliced brinjal stirr well and cook with lid for 2 minutes.

7. Once half done/ partially cooked add salt, turmeric and chilli powder. Mix well.

8. Now add chopped tomatoes and keep the lid. Cook for 5 minutes.

9. Open the lid and add peeled eggs to the the curry, add 1/4 th cup water to it. Cook on medium flame for 2 more minutes or till water absorbs. By this way all the spices goes in to the curry equally.

10. Do not over cook this, as brinjal and tends to get too soften/paste.

11. Garnish and serve hot with rice or roti.


  1. Brinjal & egg together….that’s new to me.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. My family favourite combination. Actually my makes this combination so deliciously.


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