Monday, 16 January 2012

Stuffed brinjal curry


Gutti vankaya ingredients:

1. Brinjal – 7 (medium size)
2. Tamarind – small lemon size
3. Red chilli powder – 2 tsp
4. Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
5. Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
6. Curry leaves – 10
7. Salt – to taste
8. Oil – 5 tbsp

Paste ingredients:

1. Onion – 1 
2. Ginger – 1 inch piece
3. Garlic flakes – 3
4. Cinnamon – 1 inch stick
5. Cloves – 2
6. Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
7. Channa dal – 1 tbsp
8. Red chillies – 4
9. Coriander seeds – 3 tsp
10. Dry coconut – small piece

Stuffed Brinjal Preparation:

Dry roast the channa dal, dry coconut, coriander seeds and red chillies. 

Now make a paste the dry roast items with onion, ginger, garlic, cinnamon, cloves and cumin seeds.

Now take the washed brinjals and slit into + shape.

Stuff them with the paste.

Keep the remaining paste for the gravy.

Now take a pan and heat with oil.

Add mustard seeds. 

When they start to crackle add curry leaves.

Sauté for few seconds.

Add the remaining paste, turmeric powder, chilly powder, tamarind pulp and salt.

Combine gently. 

Now add 1 cup of water.

Let it cook for few mins.

Then add the stuffed brinjals one by one. 

Once again combine gently.

Cover with a lid and cook for 10 mins in a low flame.

Finally garnish with coriander leaves and remove from the stove.

stuffed brinjal curry is ready to eat. 

Serve with plain white rice, roti or paratha.