Recipe: Brinjal Curry (Paceri Terung)


5 people

Ingredients A

500g brinjal, quartered
red chillies, quartered
green chillies, quartered
10 shallots, chopped
1 tbsp
palm sugar
1 tbsp
vegetable oil
3 cups
tamarind juice
Salt to taste

Ingredients B (All grounded)

1.2cm ginger
dried chillies
5 cloves
1 tsp
turmeric powder
1/2 tbsp
fennel seeds
1 tbsp
cumin seeds
3 tbsp
coriander seeds


  1. Heat oil and saute shallots. Add Ingredients B.
  2. Once fragrant, add in tamarind juice, salt and palm sugar. Mix well.
  3. Lastly, add brinjal, red and green chillies. Mix slowly.
  4. Once cooked, dish up and serve with brown rice.

Nutritional content per serving (120g): 

  • Calories: 136 kcal
  • Fat: 5.5g
  • Protein: 3.3g
  • Calcium: 72mg
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Iron: 2.7mg

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This recipe was extracted from “Resipi Sihat, Pilihan Bijak” by the Nutrition Society of Malaysia in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Malaysia.

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