Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Bharwa Baigan (Stuffed Brinjal)


**For Brinjal Stuffing**

6 Baingan / Brinjal
4 tbsp Coriander Powder
1 tbsp Cumin Powder
1 Pinch Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
1 tbsp Red Chili Powder
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp Garam Masala
Salt to taste

** Spices:For Masala/Gravy **

2 Green chilies (finely chopped))
1 Onion (roughly chopped
1 tsp Dry Coconut (grated)
2 tsp Groundnut powder2 Cloves
4 Black pepper
1 inch Cinnamon stick(dalchini)
2 Bay leaves(Medium Sized)
2 tbsp aniseeds

2-5 Tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
Salt To Taste

Coriander Leaver finely chopped to garnish

Procedure to make stuffed baigan:

1. Wash the baigan
and slit them lengthways without halving them.And soak them in salted water for few mins.

2.Take the stuffing material and mix well to make a stuffing.

3.Stuff the mixture between baigan (bringal) and tie them back together with cotton thread to prevent stuffing escaping.

4.In a pan with 1-2 tbsp of oil roast all tha masala ingredients (for gravy) till brown and then grind it into smooth paste and keep aside.

5.Heat the oil in a large frying-pan and fry the above paste for a minute(dont let it be brown)


6.Add the brinjal and cover the lid tightly.

7.Leave to cook turning occasionally until cooked for about 20-30 minutes or till it becomes tender(time varies according to the quality of Brinjal/Baigan).

8.Bhawa Baigan is ready.

9.If you like Bharwa Baigan with gravy add water according to your consistency.Let it boil and add 2 tsp Garam Masala.And let it boil agaon for 2-3 minutes.

10. Bharwa/Stuffed Baigan with curry is ready to serve with Roti or Rice.

1 comment:

  1. Looks delicious and I love how easy to follow the recipes are. Would love to try it out.
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