Stuffed Ghrekins

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 250 gms - fresh tender gherkins
  • 1 tbsp - coconut, scrapped
  • 1 stalk curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - dhania powder
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - chana masala (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp - amchoor (dried mango) powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - each cumin & mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp - oil

How to Make Stuffed Ghrekins

  • Wash and dab gherkins dry, with a kitchen cloth.
  • Nip off a tiny portion of base and tip.
  • Make 2 incisions in + shape, from to top to base.
  • Take care not to break completely.
  • Keep enough uncut space at bottom.
  • Mix together all dry masalas, coconut and salt.
  • Stuff each gherkin in the slits with this masala, keep aside.
  • Heat a non-stick pan, add oil.
  • Add seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves, and stir.
  • Add gherkins, stir-fry for a minute.
  • Add 1/2 cup water, bring to a boil.
  • Cover and simmer, till gherkins are tender.
  • Allow all the water to evaporate.
  • Remove into dish and garnish with coriander. Serve hot with hot phulkas, or puris.

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