Thursday, 29 November 2012

Bharwan bainghan (stuffed brinjal)

Ingredients required

  • 7-8 small purple brinjals
For the filling
  • 1 tsp roasted, crushed peanuts
  • 2 tsp grated coconuts
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/4 tsp white sesame seeds(optional)
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp roasted whole jeera
  • 1/2 tsp whole dhaniya
  • 1/2 tsp crushed peppercorn
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
To temper
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp rai/mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • 3-4 curry leaves, chopped finely
Other
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 3 tsp of finely chopped coriander leaves, to garnish

Method

Blend the ingredients given under filling portion, keep aside.  Wash brinjals. By holding the stem of the brinjal by ur fingers, make two slits both horizontally and vertically.



Through this gap, place ur filling prepared and arrange filled brinjals in ur plate



Meanwhile heat oil in kadaai, and add ingredients for temper one by one,  when done, placed stuffed brinjals and cook.


When brinjals are almost half done, add tomato puree followed by salt and garam masala.  Cook till done and serve hot garnished with coriander leaves



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