Stuffed Brinjal


Small Brinjals       - 1/2 kg 

Ripe Tomatoes      - 2 

Tamarind               - Gooseberry size

Mustard                 - 1/2 tsp

Salt                        -  to taste

Oil                         -  6 tbsp

Curry leaves         -   few 

Ingredients for stuffing

Coriander seeds      -  2 tbsp

Bengal gram           -  2 tbsp

Red chillies             -  5

Ground nut             -  2 tbsp

Sesame seeds          -  2 tsp

Jeera                      -  1/2 tsp


Dry roast  the ingredients for masala  and grind it to a fine powder.

Grind tomatoes and mix the ground powder with it, along with salt needed. 

Wash brinjals and make 2 slits to form a X shape in the bottom leaving the stalks intact.

Stuff the brinjals with the prepared masala.

Heat  oil in a  frying pan add the mustard seeds when it splutter add the curry leaves.

Add the stuffed brinjals,  and cook on low flame sprinkling little water. Keep stirring 

Extract  tamarind juice in thick consistence  and add to the brinjals after it is half cooked. Simmer the  flame  and cook it covered.

Once the brinjals are cooked well the oil will ooze out, switch off the flame.

Your stuffed brinjal is ready. Can be served with Rice and Rotis.

Stuffed brinjals

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