Saturday, April 14, 2012

Bharva Baingan~stuffed baby eggplants

In this dish, baby eggplants are slit and stuffed with spicy mixture of ingredients and cooked over low to medium heat, with potatoes.
Bharva Baingan with Potatoes

Ingredients
5 to 6 small eggplants
1 medium sized potato
4 tbsp Oil
Ingredients for stuffing
1/4  cup chopped coriander leaves
1/2 cup crushed unsalted peanut powder
2 tsp Gram flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp asafetida
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
2 tsp shredded coconut
1 tsp Lemon juice



Method
1.Wash and remove the stalks of the eggplant, and make a slit baby eggplant, keep aside
2.Take a medium bowl, add in peanut powder and add all the other ingredients, one by one.Now add in 2 tsp of lemon juice and 2 tsp oil to create a paste. Keep aside.
3.Fill the slits in the eggplant's  slit with spice paste. Cut the peeled potato into four halves.
4.Heat a wok ,add oil. Add in the stuffed eggplants and potato,add in any  remaining paste.Stir gently and add little water only 1/4 cup. Cook on medium heat for about 10 to 12 minutes covered with lid , till the eggplants and potato are cooked. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice or chapatis.


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