Brinjal Sesame Spicy Curry | Vankaya Nuvvula Kura | How to Make Vankaya Nuvvula kura

Curries | vegetarian

  • Prep Time 5 Mins
  • Cook Time 20 Mins
  • Servings 5


  • For the Sesame Spicy Powder:
  • 3 tbsp Sesame seeds
  • 6-7 Cloves Garlic
  • 8-10 Dry Red Chilli
  • 1/2 Kg Long, tender, purple Brinjals
  • For the Curry:
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Mustard (Rai) Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Cumin (Zeera)
  • 2 Sprigs Curry Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Coriander(Dhaniya) Powder
  • Salt (To taste)
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric
  • 1/4 Cup Tamarind juice (Extracted from tamarind ball the size of one Amla)
  • Coriander (Kothmir) Leaves (A little)
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli Powder


  1. Roast Sesame seeds, and dry chilli in a pan on very low heat. When the seeds splutter take it out. Let it cool. Make a paste in a grinder with a little water.
  2. In the same pan, heat oil and prepare a seasoning by frying Rai, Zeera and Curry leaves.
  3. Add Brinjal pieces, salt, turmeric and Coriander (Dhaniya) Powder to the seasoning, and fry till the Brinjals change colour.
  4. Add the ground spicy Sesame powder, tamarind juice,Chilli Powder and a little water and cook on a medium flame until the oil floats to the top of the pan.
  5. Sprinkle Kothmir, mix and take off from the heat.