Kathirikai Poosanikai Masala | Brinjal and Ashgourd Masala

Kathirikai poosanikai masala | Brinjal ashgourd masala

Kathirikai Poosanikai Masala, Brinjal ashgourd masala

Kathirikai poosanikai masala is an yummy and nutritious south Indian style masala poriyal variety made with brinjal
and white pumpkin(ashgourd).It is a very unique  and absolutely delicious recipe and can be done very quickly.It goes very well with sambar, rasam,curd rice etc. and can be used as a sidedish for chapati too.Check out the recipe below.


Kathirikai(Brinjal) -6 nos chopped to cubes
Poosaniksi(Ashgourd/ white pumpkin)-1 1/2 cups (skin, seeds removed and chopped to cubes)
Onion -1 no chopped
Tomato -1 no chopped
Ginger garlic paste -1 tbsp
Red chilli powder -1 tsp
Coriander powder -2 tsps
Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder -1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds -1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds(jeera) -1 tsp
Fennel seeds(sombu) -1 tsp
Red chilli -1 no broken
Curry leaves n coriander leaves few
Oil -1 tbsp


👉Pressure cook the brinjal and ashgourd together adding little water just enough to cover the veggies for 1 whistle .Release the pressure drain the excess water and set the veggies aside or you boil the veggies until they are 3/4 done .

👉Meanwhile heat oil in a kadai add mustard seeds,cumin seeds,fennel seeds,red chillies and curry leaves allow it to crackle.

👉Next add the onions and sauté well.
👉Add the ginger garlic paste and sauté for few seconds.

👉Add the tomatoes and cook until mushy.

👉Add red chilli powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,garam masala powder and sauté for a minute in low flame .

👉Next add the cooked veggies and required salt mix everything gently and cook fo 5 mins in medium flame.

👉Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot .

Preparation time -25 mins
Serves -4


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