Brinjal with tomato is a classic combination. I always like tangy side dishes along with chapati. Here is another easy side dish that can satisfy our palate.
Tomato - 3
brinjal (small) - 2
red onion - 1
green chilly - 4
shredded coconut - 1 tbsp
salt - to taste
mustard seed - 1/2 tsp
cumin - 1/2 tsp
oil - 2 tsp
curry leaf - few
Chop brinjal into small cubes and put in water. Chop tomatoes into small pieces and keep aside.
Chop onion, green chillies, curry leaves and keep aside.
Heat oil in a wok, add mustard seeds. After the mustard starts cracking, add chopped onion, chilly, curry leaves.
Wait till onion turns soft, then add the chopped brinjal and stir for a few minutes. Then add the chopped tomato and cook covered with little water and salt.
Cook till the vegetables are cooked completely and tending to get mushy. Add shredded coconut, cumin and switch off.
Tomato brinjal koottu is ready!
Serve as side dish with curd rice, sambar rice and chapati.