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Yengai ( curry ) and Vaangi Bhat Making Made Easier

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engai is a popular south indian curry which is mostly made using yengai powder, potatoes and brinjals ; it can be a good side dish with chapatis, poori etc. and when mixed with rice and served it is called a vaangi bhat .( u can also mix with rava upma ) ..
  Potato 4 , boiled, mashed
  Onion 4 , chopped
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black mustard seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lime 2
  Hing 1 Pinch
  Jeera 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Green chiles 4 , ground
  Ginger 1⁄2 Inch, ground
  Cilantro 20 Gram, ground
  Curry leaves 10 Gram
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 4 Tablespoon

1. Boil and mash potatoes.
2. Cut onion into 1/2 inch pieces.
3. Ground green chili, ginger, curry leaves and cilantro leaves.

4. In a wok, heat oil, add mustard seeds and jeera. When it splutters, add turmeric powder and the chili paste, allow it to cook for 2 minutes.
5. Add onions, cook covered on low flame till the water evaporates.
6. Add potato and salt, toss to combine all the ingredients, remove from fire, add lime juice and mix.

7. Serve hot with poori.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South Indian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
South Indian Brinjal And Potato Curry
There are several popular South Indian curries and this one is one of them. This is one from north Karnataka. A spicy-sour brinjal and potatoes curry, Yengai can be eaten with chapattis or can use tossed with boiled rice to make Vaangi Bhaat, another popular rice preparation. Watch this video to learn how to make the authentic version of this dry, tamarind soured brinjal curry at home.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 359 Calories from Fat 139

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.3%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 507.1 mg21.1%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.8%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.9%

Sugars 8.2 g

Protein 6 g12.6%

Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 132.4%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 16%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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