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Simple Stuffed Brinjals Recipe

Simple Stuffed Brinjals is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Thursday, 25 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 8-10 small, round, firm Brinjals
  • 3 medium Onions (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 - coriander powder
  • 1.5 tsp - Sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 2 to 3 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp each of mustard and Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - garlic-ginger paste
  • 1/4 cup Curd
  • How to Make Simple Stuffed Brinjals:

    1. Make 2 slits on each brinjal to form a cross, leaving the stalks intact. Drop them into cold, salted water.
    2. Mix together the onions, coconut, the dry masalas, curd, ginger-garlic paste, and make a smooth filling. Stuff some of this mixture into each of the brinjals.
    3. Heat oil in a non-stick or heavy-bottom pan, add the mustard and cumin seeds wait for them to pop. Then slide in the brinjals slowly.
    4. Cover with the remaining mixture.
    5. Add 2 cups water. Simmer, covered, till done. Stir once or twice in between.
    6. Cook till the brinjals are tender to the touch.


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