Sweet and Sour Aubergines

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Ingredients:
Aubergines – 750 gms, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
Vegetable oil – 3/4 cup
Curry Leaves – 10
Green Chilli – 1, finely chopped

Grind to a paste with 2 tblsp of Vinegar:
Garlic Cloves – 10
Cumin Seeds – 1 1/2 tsp
Coriander Seeds – 3 tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 6
Sugar – 1 1/2 tbsp
Salt to Taste
Vinegar – 2 tbsp

Method:
1. In a wide-bottomed pan, heat the oil till hot.
2. Add the aubergines and fry for a few minutes till light brown.
3. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain the excess oil on absorbent paper towels.
4. Keep aside.
5. In the same oil (add a little more oil if necessary), add the curry leaves, green chilli and the red chilli paste.
6. Saute for 2 minutes.
7. Add the aubergines and mix well.
8. Add sugar, salt and vinegar.
9. Cook covered, on medium heat, till the aubergines turn soft.
10. Serve hot.

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