Stuffed Brinjals

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg - small firm brinjals
  • 3 tbsp - roasted groundnut powdered coarsely
  • 1/2 cup - yogurt
  • salt to taste
  • 3 - medium onions, chopped finely
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - ginger paste
  • 1 tsp - garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp - coconut paste

How to Make Stuffed Brinjals

  • Slit the brinjals into quarters leaving the stalks intact.
  • Wash and soak in a bowl of water with a little salt.
  • Mix the onions, coconut, sugar, spice powder/garam masala powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, groundnut powder, curds, ginger paste, garlic paste and salt together to make a smooth filling.
  • Stuff some of this mixture into each slit of the brinjals.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • When they began to splutter, slide in the brinjals slowly. Cover the brinjals with the remaining mixture.
  • Add 2 cups of water and cook covered on low heat till the brinjals are cooked, and the gravy is thick.
  • Serve as a side dish with rice or rotis.

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