Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Gutthi Vankaya koora or Stuffed brinjal curry



INGREDIENTS

Serves 2

10 Small tender Brinjal
3 Medium sized onions
1/2 inch Ginger
3 cloves Garlic
1 cinnamon stick
3 cloves
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp coriander pwd
3 tbsp Peanuts
4 nos Dry red chillies
1 tsp Dry coconut pwd (optional)
1 lemon size ball of Tamarind
1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Red chilli powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
Oil as required
Salt to taste

PROCEDURE

1. Dry roast ginger,garlic,cinnamon,clove,cumin powder,coriander powder,peanuts,coconut powder(optional) and red chillies,grind it to form a thick paste and divide it into two portions.

2. Wash and cut stem of the brinjal make a cross shape slit on the other end. Stuff one portion of the ground paste into it. Dilute the other half and keep it for gravy.

3. Heat oil in a sauce pan and splutter mustard seeds,cumin seeds and curry leaves add finely chopped onions to it. After they turn golden brown add the stuffed brinjal and fry it for about 3-4 mins.

4. Now add red chilli powder and turmeric powder.Then add the diluted paste along with tamarind pulp and salt.

5. Close lid and and cook over medium flame until the brinjal turns tender. You may cook it in a pressure cooker if desired.

Serve hot along with chapatis or white rice.





1 comment:

Sameera said...

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