Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Brinjal Stuffed with Onions and Potatoes


tuffed brinjal or Barawan baigan is eggplant stuffed with spiced onion and potatoes. I've already posted Brinjal stuffed with coconut. This is another version of it. The stuffing varies so much that if you go on changing the stuffings, the Curry tastes Divine and different every time you change it and taste it. 

Small brinjal - 4
Onion - 1 smalla
Potato - 1 medium
Bengal gram flour (Besan) - 2 tsp
Tamarind pulp - 2 tsp
Jaggery powder - 2 tsp
Coniander powder - 1 tsp
Salt - 3/4 tsp
Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Hing - 1/8tsp

Boil the potato. Cut the onion finely. Wash the brinjals and slit them cross in 4 pieces. Keep the stem intact. Add oil in a pan. When the oil is hot add cumin seeds and hing. When the seeds crackle add onions and saute them. Add besan and fry it. Add salt, coriander powder, turmeric powder and chili powder. Fry for 2 mins. Add grated boiled potato, tamarind pulp and Jaggery. Fry for another 3 mins.
Stuff the slits with this masala. Take care not to separate the segments. Half the masala will be left.

In another pan add 1 tsp oil. Add the remaining masala and 1/4 cup water. Place the stuffed brinjals in the pan. Cover and cook. keep on changing the sides of brinjal occasionally. 

Serve hot with chapati.
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  1. wat a unique recipe...wonderful stuffing idea...cant wait to try this out..

  2. wow..have never heard about this stuffing..lovely recipe..

  3. the stuffed baigans look so explosion of flavours and taste.

  4. Nice stuffing...looks delicious n yumm

  5. Looks so rich and yum... Loved the stuffing...

  6. I never tried potato stuffing in looks so nice,i will try this delicious recipe...

  7. Potato stuffing in brinjal is very new to me !! looks wonderful !!

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  8. New method of preparing baingan the recipe!!!!

  9. new recipe...stuffed with potatoes....must be very tasty



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