Wambatu Moju (Brinjal Moju)

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Ingredients: (for 4-5 servings)

  • 1-2  large size brinjal (Available Deep Fried Brinjal (AMK /Derana) at Serandib.
  • Dried Sprats 250g (AMK or Derana Sprats packets available at Serandib).
  • 10 small red
  • 5 green chilies
  • 1 tsp chillie powder (Wijaya/AMK/ Derana)
  • 1 tsp garlic ginger paste
  • curry leaves
  • 2 cloves
  • 1-2 tsp sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbspn vinegar (Available Derana- Natural Coconut Vinger at Serandib)
  • 1 tspn turmeric powder
  • 1 tspn mustard seeds
  • Oil to fry

Method:

Slice brinjal length wise, mix with turmeric powder.
Deep fry it until golden brown.
Drain oil & keep aside.

Deep fry the sprats.

Grind mustard seeds & cloves using some vinegar.
Then mix all chili powder, ground mustard seeds, cloves, salt & sugar in vinegar.
The taste of this sauce should be a mix of spicy, sweet & sour taste. Adjust salt accordingly.
Mix fried brinjal with this sauce & keep aside.

Split green chilies length wise.
Don’t slice red onion. However cut into two parts if they are very big.(Anyway in this pictures I have used big onion, but it is more tastier with small red onions)

Heat 1 tbspn oil in a pan.
Once it is hot, add green chilies & onion mix.
Saute few seconds.
Once it is tender, add the mixture of fried brinjal(already mixed with sauce)
Mix well.
Add curry leaves.
Adjust salt if need.
Simmer few minutes & remove from burner.
Serve with Rice & curry.