1. Heat a pan on medium heat, add oil, once hot, add mustard seeds and once they sizzle...
2.Add black gram seeds (urad dal). Once they sizzle.. Add cumin seeds.,turmeric powder.,Cook for 10 seconds or so.
3.Next Add the green chilies, garlic, and curry leaves. Saute for about 15.seconds .Add the onion and season with salt.Allow this to cook for 5 minutes on low heat
4.Meantime, slice/chop your brinjals .Add the brinjals.Top off with red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt.Combine and cook for 3 minutes.
5 Cover and cook for 10-12 minutes on low heat