Andhra Stuffed Brinjal Recipe
Andhra stuffed brinjal is a unique way to make brinjals by stuffing them with spices and condiments. If you are tired of making brinjals in the usual manner, then this vegetarian recipe is a must try for you.
The recipe is served as a side dish and tastes really delicious. You can learn how to make this dish in Andhra style right at your home by following our easy recipe guide. The recipe involves braising brinjals in the fried masala mix of urad dal, fenugreek seeds, red chili, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and jaggery.
This is well mixed with centre slit brinjal pieces to make this aromatic recipe served with rotis.
How to Make Andhra Stuffed Brinjal:
- Wash and slit brinjals in '+' shape. Cut the crown of the brinjals.
- Put brinjals in salted water.
- Fry coconut, Bengal gram dal, urad dal, red chillies, fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds and mustard seeds in a little oil.
- Grind the fried mixture with tamarind, jaggery and salt to a fine paste. Add a little water at the time of grinding.
- Stuff this masala in brinjals. (Reserve any leftover masala.)
- 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.
- Place all the stuffed brinjals one by one in the pan. Cover and cook for five to six minutes.
- Now turn the brinjals. Add water to the remaining masala (if any) and mix well.
- Pour the masala on the brinjals and mix well. Do not cover. Cook for another five minutes.
- Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and tomato rings.
- Serve with rice or roti.