Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Bharva Baingan masala (south Indian style)

Small eggplants: 5-6 ( make criss-cross slits on the brinjals, taking care not to separate the segments)
For masala
1 cup grated  coconut roasted
1/2 cup roasted peanuts (remove the skin)
4-5 fried kashmiri red chillies
Tarmarind pulp- 1tsp
1tbsp coriander seeds roasted
1tsp haldi powdr
Salt as per the taste
For seasoning:
Mustard -1tsp
Curry leaves- a handful
4-5 big onions- cut length wise
2 garlic cloves chopped
chopped coriander leaves 1 tblsp for garnishing

Grind the above ingredients given for masala & make a smooth paste.
Stuff the slits with the prepared masala mixture.
In a pan heat 2tbsp oil, splutter mustard seeds & curry leaves.fry onions & garlic cloves till light brown. Put the eggplants  one by one, add ½ cup of  little water.  Cover the lid &  cook till the eggplants becomes soft. switch off the flame garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with roti/ rice.

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Thankyou for this wonderful entry.

themustardseed said...

This baingan looks delicious. Love your other recipes too like the gobhi 65 and paneer schezwan. Reminds me of all the delicious chinese food of India!

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