Easy Stuffed Brinjals

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 8-10 small rounded firm Brinjals
  • 3 medium onions, very finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp - roasted groundnuts, powdered coarsely
  • 3 tbsp - grated fresh Coconut
  • 1 tsp - black or other Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp - each chilli powder, Dhania powder
  • 1.5 Sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 2-3 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - each mustard and Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - garlic-ginger paste or grated
  • 1/4 cup - Curd

How to Make Easy Stuffed Brinjals

  • Wash and the clean brinjals. Make 2 slits to form a cross. Leave the stalks intact. Drop them immediately into cold salt water.
  • Mix the onions, coconut, all dry masalas, curd, ginger-garlic paste, well and make a smooth filling. Stuff some of this mixture into each slit of the brinjals.
  • Heat oil in a heavy or non-stick pan, add the mustard, cumin seeds wait to splutter, slide in the brinjals slowly.
  • Cover with remaining mixture.
  • Add 2 cups water. Simmer on low, covered till done. Stir once or twice in between.
  • Cook till brinjals are tender to touch.
  • Serve hot with wheat or jowar chappatis.