1. Brinjal - 1 big (Use the big plump ones)
2. Chilli powder - 1 tsp
3. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
4. Pepper powder - 1 tsp
5. Garlic paste - 1/4 tsp
6. Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
7. Salt as required
8. Rice powder - 1 tsp (optional)
Oil for frying
Wash and cut brinjal in rounds. Soak brinjal pieces in turmeric water for 5 minutes. Drain the water and pat them dry with a kitchen towel. Make a thick paste adding little water to the above ingredients from 2-8. Marinate the brinjal pieces with the thick paste. Keep them for an hour.
Heat oil in a kadai and shallow fry the brinjal pieces. Adding rice powder can result in a crispier brinjal rounds. Serve hot with rice.
Use big plump variety of brinjal with lots of flesh for frying.