Thursday, 8 September 2011

Baghare Baingan...Stuffed Eggplants



Ingredients
Bagara Baingan, Bagara Baingan cuisine, Bagara Baingan Recipe, Bagara Baingan South India cuisine, Bagara Baingan Dishes
  • Eggplant 10nos
  • Peanuts 1cup
  • Sesame seeds (Til) 1/4cup
  • Fresh Coconut ½ cup
  • Chilli powder 2tsp
  • Garam masala powder 11/2tsp
  • Dhania (Coriander) powder 1tsp
  • inger-garlic paste 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/2tsp
  • Oil 1/4cup
  • Mustard seeds 1/4tsp
  • Cumin seeds 1/2tsp
  • Curry leaves 8
  • Sliced Onions 1no
  • Sliced Green Chillies 8nos
  • Chopped Tomatoes 2nos
  • Tamarind paste 4 tsp
  • Water as required
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped Coriander leaves 1/2bunch
Method
  • Roast peanuts and sesame seeds separately.
  • Grind it along with coconut into a fine paste.
  • Add garam masala powder, salt, chilli powder, dhania powder and ginger-garlic paste to the above mixture and mix well.
  • Make slits on the eggplant and stuff it with the ground paste and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard and when they start spluttering, add cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  • Add onions and green chilles and sauté until they turn brown. Add chopped tomatoes and sauté till oil separates.
  • Add the stuffed eggplant and mix well. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Add the tamarind paste, water and salt (as necessary).
  • Cover and cook on medium flame until the eggplant is tender. Garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot along with steamed rice

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