Vangi Batata Rassa / Eggplant Potato Curry

Serving for -2 Ingredients Vangi / Eggplants - 2 (Cut them into medium sized cubes and put them in a water.) Potato -...

Serving for -2


Vangi / Eggplants - 2 (Cut them into medium sized cubes and put them in a water.)
Potato - 1 (Cut into cubes and put in a water.)
Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
Cloves of garlic - 3 (minced)
Red chili powder - 3/4 tsp
Goda Masala - 1 tsp (You can substitute this with garam masala.)
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Pinch of asafoetida
Tamarind pulp - 2 tbsp
Grated jaggery - 1 tsp
Roasted peanuts powder - 2 tbsp
Some Cilantro (finely chopped)
Oil - 2 tbsp
Curry leaves - 5-6
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, pinch of asafoetida, and curry leaves. Let them splutter. Add chopped onion and saute till translucent. Add garlic and saute for few seconds.
  • Add potato cubes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, goda masala and salt to taste. Mix this really well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add 1 cup of water and cover the pan. Let the potatoes cook for 6-8 minutes. Keep stirring in between.
  • Once the potatoes are 70% done, add eggplant cubes, grated jaggery and tamarind pulp. Cover the pan and let them cook for 3-4 minutes. Add some water if required. Finally, add chopped cilantro and roasted peanuts powder. Let the gravy simmer on low heat for 3-4 minutes. Serve hot with chapati or plain rice.


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  1. I personally like to add potatoes with eggplant curry. Nice looking curry to go well with rice

    Hamaree Rasoi

  2. This curry brought back memories,.,looks delicious

  3. Never tried this combo... Will try this delicious curry soon

  4. bookmarked , the recipe is quite different

  5. Nice recipe....yummy combo...looks delicious.

  6. Eggplant potato curry looks spicy and yummy.

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  7. Nice curry, like this combo..

  8. wow very tempting recipe,anything with egg plant am in...luks delicious.

  9. it is a very interesting and informative article. I think I will add your site to my favorites.

  10. loved the sweet and sour brinjal curry..try adding goda masal next time..

  11. We add the kanda lasun masala to this rassa instead of the cayenne pepper and goda masala. That also tastes yumm.
    Love Ash.

  12. This is a new curry to me..I am a big fan of eggplant,yet always short of recipes.This seems a nice addition Poonam.Nice meeting you.You have a gorgeous blog here.Adding you to my reader...Hope to meet you often..Thanks.

  13. I love eggplant in every way. Lovely curry.

  14. Potatoes and Eggplants awesome combo

  15. potoato and egg plant combi sounds delicious...

  16. Wonderful combo and very appetizing curry !!

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  17. Curry looks yummy with neat pictures!



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