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Masala eggplant Recipe

Masala eggplant is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 12 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 7 or 8 - small Brinjals
  • 1/2 cup - dhalia gram
  • 3 or 4 - Garlic Cloves
  • 2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup - shredded Coconut
  • 2 tbsp - Red Chilli powder
  • salt according to your taste
  • 1 cup - oil
  • 2 - Onion
  • For seasoning: 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • Curry leaves
  • How to Make Masala eggplant:

    1. Make dhalia gram into a powder.
    2. Add garlic, cloves, cumin seeds, shredded coconut, chilli powder and salt and make that into a fine powder.
    3. Wash brinjals and make slits - leaving stalk intact.
    4. Sprinkle the salt inside the slits.
    5. Heat the oil in the kadai and add brinjals and fry them till they are very soft.
    6. Remove the brinjals and strain them.
    7. Stuff the brinjals with the powder you made.
    8. In another kadai, add the leftover oil and heat it.
    9. Add cumin and mustard and after spluttering, add urad and curry leaves.
    10. Add the chopped onions and fry them till they are very soft and turn into light brown.
    11. Add the stuffed brinjals to the onions and fry for 3 minutes. Sprinkle the leftover powder and fry for 30 secs and remove it.


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