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Andhra Stuffed Brinjal Recipe

Andhra Stuffed Brinjal is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Thursday, 17 April, 2014
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Serves 5
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  • Small round violet (tender) Brinjals - 10
  • Coconut, grated - 1/2 cup
  • Bengal Gram dal - 4 tbsp
  • Urad Dal (skinned), split - 2 tbsp
  • Dry Red Chillies - 8
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Tamarind - Grape sized ball
  • Jaggery or Sugar - 1 tsp (grated)
  • Oil - 3-4 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves
  • How to Make Andhra Stuffed Brinjal:

    1. Wash and slit brinjals in '+' shape. Cut the crown of the brinjals.
    2. Put brinjals in salted water.
    3. Fry coconut, Bengal gram dal, urad dal, red chillies, fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds and mustard seeds in a little oil.
    4. Grind the fried mixture with tamarind, jaggery and salt to a fine paste. Add a little water at the time of grinding.
    5. Stuff this masala in brinjals. (Reserve any leftover masala.)
    6. Heat oil in a thick kadai or non-stick pan. Put mustard seeds in oil and, when they splutter, add curry leaves and turmeric powder.
    7. Place all the stuffed brinjals one by one in the pan. Cover and cook for five to six minutes.
    8. Now turn the brinjals. Add water to the remaining masala (if any) and mix well.
    9. Pour the masala on the brinjals and mix well. Do not cover. Cook for another five minutes.
    10. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and tomato rings.
    11. Serve with rice or roti.


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