Eggplant Potato Curry With Coconut Milk (Aloo Brinjal Curry)

This eggplant potato curry with coconut milk is perfect for any day of the week. It’s a delicious and comforting dish made with aromatic spices that pair beautifully with rice or naan bread.

Eggplant potato curry with coconut milk.

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Eggplant potato curry with coconut milk.

Ingredients For Eggplant Potato Coconut Curry

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#Eggplant : Diced eggplant (brinjal).

#Potato

#Onion and tomato.

#Minced ginger and garlic

#Coconut milk

#Spices : Cumin powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chili kashmiri powder

#Salt to taste

#Oil: Oilve oil or any cooking vegetable oil.

#Water: Hot or warm water.

Photo Instructions For Creamy Eggplant Curry

#1. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. After the oil is hot, add the onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes or until softened. Add the potatoes and let them cook for the next 5 minutes.

#2. Add the turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, Kashmiri powder, ginger, and garlic. Combine everything well.

#3.Then add the eggplant and sauté for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the eggplant is soft. 

#4. Add the tomato and combine it. After that add coconut milk and water, and bring the mixture to a boil.

#5. Put the lid on and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the vegetables are soft and done. Make sure to stir it occasionally in between.

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#6. Add salt to taste and enjoy your homemade eggplant potato curry with coconut milk!

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Serving Suggestions

Here are some serving suggestions suggestions for eggplant potato creamy curry recipe.

#Rice:

  • Serve the curry hot with rice or naan bread. The warm and fluffy texture of rice or the chewy and flavorful naan complements the creamy and aromatic curry perfectly.

#Pair the curry with some pickles.

  • For a delicious combo, pair eggplant potato creamy curry with rice and tomato pickles.

#Salad:

  •  A refreshing salad can balance out the richness of the curry. Try a spicy cucumber or a tomato salad dressed with lemon juice and olive oil.

Variations

  • Add any vegetables: While eggplant and potatoes are the stars of this curry, you can also try adding other vegetables, such as bell peppers, zucchini, or carrots, to add more texture and flavor.
  • Make it spicier: Add some chili powder or cayenne pepper to the dish if you prefer a spicier curry. Adjust the amount to your preferred level of heat.

Other Coconut Curry Recipes

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Eggplant Potato Curry With Coconut Milk

Eggplant potato curry with coconut milk is a flavorful vegetarian dish that combines tender vegetables with aromatic spices in creamy coconut milk. It is easy to prepare and suitable for vegetarians and non-vegetarians.
Prep Time10 minutes
Active Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: eggplant potato creamy curry, eggplant potato curry with coconut milk
category: Curry
Yield: 3 people

Equipment

  • 1 skillet with a lid

Ingredients

Vegetables

  • 4 cups diced eggplant
  • 2 medium potatoes peeled and chopped (1 ½ cups of chopped potato)
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped tomato
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated

Spices

  • ½ tsp red chili Kashmiri powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder

Coconut Milk

  • ½ cup coconut milk

Seasoning

  • salt to taste

Oil

  • 1 tbsp any vegetable oil

Water

  • cup water (hot/warm water)

Instructions

  • Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. After the oil is hot, add the onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes or until softened.
    Add the potatoes and let them cook for the next 5 minutes.
  • Add the turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, Kashmiri powder, ginger, and garlic and stir to combine.
  • Then add the eggplant and sauté for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the eggplant is soft.
  • Add the tomato and combine it. After that, add coconut milk and water, and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Put the lid on and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the vegetables are soft and done. Make sure to stir it occasionally in between.
  • Add salt to taste, and enjoy homemade eggplant potato curry with coconut milk!
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