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kathirikkai masiyal recipe

brinjal tomato kadayal recipe - side dish for idli and dosa.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Tamilnadu cuisine
Keyword: brinjal, side dish for dosa, side dish for idli, traditional recipes of tamilnadu
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 10kcal
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 2 cups brinjal - chopped roughly
  • 2 no tomatoes - chopped roughly
  • 3 no green chilli - chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cup water

for tempering

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 3/4 cup small onions - cut into two
  • 1/8 tsp salt


  • firstly, take the chopped brinjal, tomatoes, green chillies with salt, turmeric powder and water in a pot/pan.
  • Mix everything. close and cook until soft.
  • mash the curry until no chunks are found.

For tempering

  • heat oil and crackel mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • further add shallots and salt.
  • fry until shallots turn translucent. do not brown the onions.
  • add the tempering to the curry. mix well and serve.