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Brinjal Pickle Recipe

Brinjal Pickle Ingredients

Brinjal Pickle Recipe

  • 1 kg long brinjals washed and chopped in 1 inch pieces
  • 1 cup refined oil
  • 2 pods garlic, ground or chopped
  • 2 inch piece of ginger ground or chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 cups vinegar (white)
  • 1-1 1/2 cups sugar (as per taste)
  • 2 tablespoons salt

How to make Brinjal Pickle

  • Soak the chilli powder, cumin seeds, mustard powder, fenugreek seeds and turmeric powder in the vinegar for at least 1/2 an hour. Grind together.
  • 2 Heat the oil in the pan and fry the ground spices, ginger and garlic in it for 10-15 minutes.
  • 3 Add the salt and sugar.
  • 4 Bring to the boil and add the brinjals. Stir well and continue to cook on a very slow fire till the brinjals are cooked and the mixture has thickened.
  • 5 Cool, bottle and store in a dry place.
  • Brinjal pickle is ready to serve immediately.

Indian Brinjal Pickle Recipe

Brinjal Pickle Recipe Image
Indian Brinjal Pickle Recipe Image


  • ½ kg long purple brinjals /egg plants
  • 3 tablespoons chilly powder
  • 6 pods garlic
  • 50 grams fresh ginger
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon tumeric powder
  • 1 cup refined oil
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons salt

How to make Indian Brinjal Pickle:

  • Wash and dry the brinjals well.
  • Cut the brinjals into medium size pieces.
  • Peel the ginger and garlic and chop into tiny bits.
  • Heat the oil in a pan.
  • Add the ginger and garlic and saute on low heat for a few minutes.
  • Add the chilly powder, mustard powder and tumeric powder and fry for a minute.
  • Now add the brinjals and salt and cook for 5 minutes on low heat.
  • Add the vinegar and sugar and mix well.
  • Cook till the sugar dissolves.
  • Cool and store in bottles