Wash and make 2 slits in the brinjals half way,keep them intact at the end
Mix all the spices in 1/4 cup water and keep aside.
Heat oil in the pressure cooker and add the tempering ingredients.
When cumin and mustard start to crackle then add the tomato puree, curry leaves and the spice mixture.
Saute it for a minute and then add the brinjals and saute for 2 minutes on medium heat.
Now add 2 tbsp water, fresh coriander and mix.
Pressure cook for 1 whistle on medium heat.(it make take 2 whistles to cook as the cooking time depends on the quality and size of the brinjals )
Wait for 5 minutes or till the pressure cooker cool down completely.
Open the cooker and stir it once to mix.
Garnish with fresh coriander or dill leaves and serve hot.
Goes well with daal -rice or paratha and roti.