Vaingana Mashinga Sange Sukke

Brinjals and drumsticks are very local to Konkan and Mangalore region. This recipe combines local ingredients to suit the local taste. Vaingana Mashinga Sange Sukke is a recipe you must try.


  • 4 brinjal, half boiled in salted water
  • 2 drumsticks, half boiled in salted water
  • 3 teaspoons Coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Udad dal
  • 1 teaspoon till/sesame seeds,
  • 1 pinch hing,
  • 1/2 teaspoon methi seeds/fenugreek
  • 1 piece tamarind, small
  • 3 teaspoons oil
  • 1 cup grated ┬ácoconut
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds,
  • Curry leaves - few


  1. Heat oil. Splutter coriander seeds, urad dal, sesame seeds, hing and red chillies. Roast for a while.
  2. Add tamarind and coconut. Fry for one minute. Remove, allow to cool and grind to coarse paste.
  3. Heat 2 tsp oil and splutter mustard seeds and curry leaves. Add and stir fry vegetables.
  4. Add paste and mix well. Adjust consistency with water. Allow to simmer for about 5-10 minutes till vegetables are cooked. Adjust taste with salt.
  5. Serve Vaingana Mashinga Sange Sukke with steamed hot rice.

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