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vankaya receipes



Vankaya Recipes, popularly recognized as eggplant recipes, form a luscious part of Indian cuisine. The soft texture of the cooked eggplant that melts in the mouth is wholesome. In India, it is used in several dishes like Baingan Bharta, Vankaya Pachadi, Gutti Vankaya Kura, and others. Its mild flavor lends itself well to a variety of spices, and it is rich in nutrients like fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

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eggplant (cut into cubes)

300 grams


3 tablespoons

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

split urad dal

1 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

Curry leaves

large onions (thinly sliced)


green chillies


turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

2 teaspoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Heat oil in a heavy-bottomed pan and add mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds and curry leaves.

Step 2:

Once they begin to splutter, add the onions and green chillies. Cook until the onions turn translucent.

Step 3:

Add the eggplant cubes and stir well. Cook for 5 minutes.

Step 4:

Now add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and salt. Mix well.

Step 5:

Cover the pan and cook on a low flame until the eggplant is soft and fully cooked.

Step 6:

Serve the Vankaya Fry hot with rice or chapatis.

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