Stuffed Brinjal (Eggplant) Curry

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - small purple brinjals
  • 1 cup - finely chopped onions
  • 2 tsp - aamti masala (If aamti masala is not available, use 1 tsp sambar powder mixed with 1 tsp garam masala.)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tbsp - jaggery powder (optional)
  • 2-3 tbsp - oil

How to Make Stuffed Brinjal (Eggplant) Curry

  • Wash brinjals, cut away the stalk. Slit each brinjal into 4, keeping them joint at the other end.
  • Combine onions, aamti masala, salt, jaggery and 1 tbsp of oil together.
  • Stuff the brinjals with the masala mixture. Arrange them in a flat microwave safe dish, bigger ones on the outer side and smaller ones in centre.
  • Pour the remaining oil over them.
  • Cover and cook full power for 8-10 mins.
  • Stir and cook uncovered for 5-7 mins stirring once after 3-4 mins.
  • Serve hot with chapattis or steamed rice.