Konkani Style Vengaya Sagle Recipe – Eggplant Drumstick Curry

Konkani Style Vengaya Sagle Recipe is a very famous dish among the Konkani. “Sagle” in konkan means anything that is made with ground masala like coconut, coriander seeds and urad dal.  It has a very spicy and sweet flavor to it.  You can add any choice of your vegetable to this dish, keeping the ground masala constant.  Drumstick, Brinjal (Baingan / Eggplant), Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Urad Dal Flour, Salt, Oil, Fresh coconut, Dry Red Chillies, Coriander (Dhania) Seeds, White Urad Dal (Split), Tamarind, Jaggery   1 Drumstick , cut into 2 inch long 4 Brinjal (Baingan / Eggplant) 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1 teaspoon Urad Dal Flour Salt , to taste Oil To grind 4 tablespoon Fresh coconut 4 Dry Red Chillies 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds 1 tablespoon White Urad Dal (Split) 18 grams Tamarind 1 tablespoon Jaggery     10   25     To begin making the Konkani Style Vengaya Sagle Recipe, firstly pressure cook the drumstick in about 1/4 cup water, salt and little turmeric powder for about 2 whistle. Allow the pressure to release naturally and set aside. Then heat a skillet, roast the coriander seeds and urad dal till it is golden brown. Once they have roasted well and allow it to cool down.In a mixer add in the roasted ingredients and the rest of the ingredients (fresh coconut, dry red chillies, tamarind & Jaggery). Add a little water and grind it into a smooth paste.Heat the same skillet, add oil, and splutter the mustard seeds and urad dal on low heat. Then add in the ground paste saute for about 2 minutes.Add chopped brinjal and sprinkle with salt and saute for at least 5 more minutes until they soften. Add in the boiled drumstick and give it good mix. Check for seasoning and garnish with some coriander leaves and serve warm. Serve the Konkani Style Vengaya Sagle Recipe along with Goan Chana Ros Recipe (White Peas Curry) and Neer Dosa to make it a complete meal.