Plain Stuffed Brinjals

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:5
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 8-10 - small, round 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 - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Dhania powder
  • 1.5 tsps - Sugar
  • salt
  • 2-3 tbsps - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - garlic-ginger paste or grated
  • 1/4 cup - Curd

How to Make Plain Stuffed Brinjals

  • Wash and the clean brinjals. Make 2 slits to form a cross. Leave the stalks intact. Drop them immediately into cold salted water.
  • Mix the onions, coconut, all dry masalas, curd, and 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 for it to splutter, then slide in the brinjals slowly.
  • Pour in the remaining mixture. Add 2 cups water. Simmer on low flame.
  • Stir once or twice in between.
  • Cook till brinjals are tender to touch. Serve hot with wheat or jowar chapattis.