Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Wambatu Moju (Brinjal Moju)


This is a tasty recipe from Sri Lanka. Wambatu Moju  is mostly like a pickle. But we can taste it soon after prepared. If stored properly, It can be kept for few days in a glass bottle.

In Sri Lanka, wambatu moju takes part in any special festival & served with rice & other curries.




Here is my recipe.

Ingerdients: (for 4-5 servings)

1-2  large size brinjal
10 small red onion (Anyway I didn’t have red onion when preparing for this blog post,so I used 1 big onion)
5 green chilies
1 tsp chillie powder,

1 tsp garlic ginger paste
curry leaves

2 cloves
1-2 tsp sugar
Salt to taste
2 tbspn vinegar
1 tspn turmeric powder
1 tspn mustard seeds
Oil to fry


Method:

Slice brinjal length wise, mix with turmeric powder.
Deep fry it until golden brown.
Drain oil & keep aside.

Grind mustard seeds & cloves using some vinegar.
Then mix all chili powder, ground mustard seeds, cloves, salt & sugar in vinegar.
The taste of this sauce should be a mix of spicy, sweet & sour taste. Adjust salt accordingly.
Mix fried brinjal with this sauce & keep aside.



Split green chilies length wise.
Don’t slice red onion. However cut into two parts if they are very big.(Anyway in this pictures I have used big onion, but it is more tastier with small red onions)

Heat 1 tbspn oil in a pan.
Once it is hot, add green chilies & onion mix.
Saute few seconds.
Once it is tender, add the mixture of fried brinjal(already mixed with sauce)
Mix well.
Add curry leaves.
Adjust salt if need.
Simmer few minutes & remove from burner.
Serve with Rice & curry.



This is good to pack with rice & other curries.





Sharing with the event -Healthy Lunchbox Ideas guest hosting by Priya, started by  Kalyani @Sizzling Tastebuds





10 comments:

  1. Wow looks yummy and delicious ....

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  2. hi amy, the dish looks delicious. happy diwali to you and family

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  3. Wow looks excellent,thanks for sending Amy,got ur entries dear..

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  4. Love this dish. You're lunch box looks very yummy!

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  5. Dish sounds great,thanks for sharing

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  6. First time on your blog.. Your blog is very unique as I have not come across any blog of Srilankan recipes... Too good.

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  7. I m going to try your recipe tonight. Thanks for sharing

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  8. I m going to try your recipe tonight. Will let you know how it comes out. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. hope you'll be able to get the right taste...thanks for the comment

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