Brinjal and Green Peas Curry

The second recipe for today is a simple and delicious curry that my mother sometimes makes.

This weekend, I will be posting guest blogger posts on a couple of non-vegetarian specialties from the central and southern provinces of Sri Lanka.

Brinjal and Green Peas Curry

Time taken: 15 – 20 mins

Serves 2

Brinjal and green peas curry


  • Brinjal – 1
  • Chilli – 1
  • Onion – ½
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Green peas – ½ cup
  • Coconut milk or non-fat milk – 1 cup
  • Salt, to taste
  • Lime juice – 1 tsp + slice (for garnish)


  1. Chop up the brinjal, onion and chilli into small pieces.
  2. In a saucepan, add all the ingredients and cook on medium heat for about 15 to 20 mins until the curry comes together.
  3. Remove from heat and mix a tsp of lime juice in the curry.
  4. Garnish with a slice of lime and serve with some rice.

Recipe source: Raji Thillainathan.

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  1. Pingback: Brinjal Curry | A Taste of Sri Lankan cuisine

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