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Recipe for Stuffed Brinjal

Recipe for Stuffed Brinjal

(Ref: RCP159)

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Stuffed Brinjal is a specility of North Karnataka, a Southern state in India. Purple coloured small rounded Brinjal is used in this recipe. This is typically served with Jowar Roti and Salad.



Preparation Time:

15 min

Cooking Time:

30 min


Small Brinjal - 10 nos
  Onions finely chopped - ½ Cup
  Garlic - 1 Clove
  Fresh grated Coconut - ½ Cup 
  Whole Red Chillies - 4 to 5
  Tamarind juice - ½ Cup
  Ground Peanuts - ½ Cup
  Garam Masala - 1 tsp
  Curry Leaves - 4 to 5
  Chopped Coriander Leaves (Cilantro) - 1 tbsp
  Mustard Seeds - 1tsp
  Salt to taste
 Oil - 2 tbsp


• Heat 1 tsp Oil in a pan, add Onions and fry for sometime.

• Next add Curry Leaves, Garlic, Peanuts, Red Chillies and Coconut. Fry for sometime.

• Grind this with rest of the ingredients except Brinjal, Mustard Seeds and Oil. If required add little Water while grinding.

• Slit the Brinjal in the centre to make 4 halves. Stuff the Brinjal with this ground mixture.

• Meanwhile heat Oil in a pan, add Mustard Seeds and allow it to splutter.

• Add the stuffed Brinjals and pour the remaining mixture on the Brinjals and fry for sometime.

• Cover and cook on low heat till all of the Brinjals are cooked well. It might take about 20-25min.

• Serve hot with Jowar Roti!

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