1 lb brinjals 1 onion, chopped 2 green chillie, chopped 1 tsp fenugreek (uluhal) 1 tsp chillie powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp black curry powder 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup water 1 tbsp oil 1 tsp sugar 1 sprig curry leaves (optional) salt and pepper
Split the Brinjals in half lengthwise, and cut into 1/2 thick diagonal slices. Mix with all the ingredients except the black curry powder. Heat oil in a pan. Add the Brinjal mixture. Cook under low heat, till the brinjals are limp about 10 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning. Remove from heat. Serve to a dish. Sprinkle with the black curry powder and serve hot.