Brinjal Paneer Hotdogs

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 6 long firm healthy brinjals
  • 1/2 cup - paneer grated
  • 1/2 cup - processed cheese grated
  • 1 potato
  • 1 capsicum
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/4 tsp - ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp - chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - butter

How to Make Brinjal Paneer Hotdogs

  • Par boil potatoes, slit them into very thin slices, keep aside.
  • Cut capsicum and tomatoes into very thin slices, keep aside.
  • Slit brinjals in half lengthwise. Remove stems.
  • Sprinkle them with salt and pepper.
  • Apply a little butter to your palms.
  • Rub gently with hand to coat all over with butter, salt and pepper.
  • Keep aside for 5-7 minutes.
  • For pouring sauce:
  • Mix all ingredients in a heavy deep pan.
  • Cook, stirring conitnuously, till a thick creamy sauce is obtained.
  • Keep aside.
  • To proceed:
  • Place one slice of brinjal.
  • Arrange slices of tomato, capsicum, potato over it. Sprinkle salt, chilli powder and a little cheese.
  • Repeat for all brinjals.
  • Tie each with some twine, arrange in an ovenproof shallow dish.
  • Bake in hot oven (250C) for 5 minutes or till tender.
  • Carefully remove strings. Pour sauce over brinjals, saving some for garnishing.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese all over.
  • Bake again in hot oven at same temperature till cheese has melted.
  • To serve:
  • Pick out one brinjal in individual plate.
  • Pour some of the sauce over it.
  • Accompany with a slice of wheat bread and garlic butter.
  • Serve immediately.