Kosamalli Recipe (Chettinad Style Brinjal and Potato Mash) by Archana’s Kitchen

Kosamalli Recipe (Chettinad Style Brinjal and Potato Mash) by Archana’s Kitchen


  • To begin making Kosamalli Recipe (Chettinad Style Brinjal and Potato Mash), pressure cook the brinjals and potatoes for two whistles. D-skin the vegetables and mash it to a pulpy consistency and keep it aside.

  • Take a big wok, heat oil in medium flame, add the mustard seeds and let it crackle. To this add the curry leaves and let it splutter.

  • Add the finely chopped shallots and sauté till it is cooked firmly.

  • Now add the chopped tomatoes and green chilies and sauté for five minutes.

  • Add the red chili powder and stir it.

  • To this add the brinjal and potato mash, enough water to bring it to a sambar like consistency.

  • Season with salt, add the tamarind pulp and bring it to a rolling boil.

  • Add the finely chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame.

  • Serve the Kosamalli Recipe (Chettinad Style Brinjal and Potato Mash) with idiyappam or idli/dosas for a weekday breakfast.



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