September 27, 2020
Cookery

Stuffed Brinjal

Stuffed Brinjal is a unique and popular north karnataka way of cooking a stuffed eggplant recipe. Lets have a look at the recipe.

Ingredients

For Masala Paste:

  • ¼ cup peanuts
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds / til
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 tsp chana dal
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp  cumin / jeera
  • ¼ tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 10 dried red chilli
  • few curry leaves
  • ½ cup dry coconut / kopra, sliced
  • small ball sized tamarind
  • 1 tbsp jaggery / gud
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup water

Other Ingredients:

  • 10 small brinjal / eggplant
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • few curry leaves
  • ½ cup water

How to make Stuffed Brinjal

  • firstly, cut the brinjals in x-shape without taking off the stalk.
  • now stuff in prepared masala paste to all the brinjals and keep aside.
  • in a large kadai heat, 3 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard and few curry leaves.
  • add in stuffed brinjal and saute on medium flame.
  • saute until the brinjals change colour.
  • now add in prepared masala paste, ½ cup water and mix well.
  • mix well adjusting the consistency.
  • further, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or pressure cook for 2 whistles
  • oil separates, once the ennegayi is cooked completely.
  • finally, enjoy ennegayi recipe with joloda rotti or chapati.

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