Spicy Brinjal Stew

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For Masala Paste:
  • 3 tbsp- oil
  • 2 tbsp- coriander seeds
  • 25 to 30 red chilies
  • 1 tbsp- poppy seeds
  • 1 tbsp- fennel
  • 5 cm ginger, chopped
  • 2 big garlic (whole), peeled and chopped
  • 2 coconuts, grated
  • For Gravy:
  • 1 kg- small brinjals
  • 1 tsp- turmeric powder
  • 8 cm - tamarind ball
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 pieces- cinnamon
  • 6 cloves
  • 6 cardamom
  • 1 tbsp- fennel
  • 1 tbsp- cumin seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 whole garlic, peeled
  • 2 cups- sambar onion , chopped
  • 2 cups- tomato , chopped
  • coriander leaves to garnish
  • salt to taste

How to Make Spicy Brinjal Stew

  • Heat the oil for masala. Add all the ingredients from coriander to fennel.
  • After 30 seconds, add ginger and garlic and fry well. Transfer the fried ingredients to a plate.
  • Roast coconut in the same kadai till brown. Cool all the above ingredients and grind to a paste.
  • Slit brinjals into four, keeping them attached at one end.
  • Soak tamarind in 2 cups of water and extract the juice.
  • Mix 1/3 of masala paste with salt and turmeric powder and stuff into brinjals.
  • Heat 1/2 the oil and fry brinjals in it and reserve.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a kadai. Add all the ingredients from cinnamon to bay leaves.
  • After few seconds add garlic cloves. Fry till brown. Add onion and fry till brown.
  • Add tomato and remaining masala and fry well.
  • Add tamarind water. Let it boil for 5 minutes. Add brinjals and simmer for 25-30 minutes.
  • Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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