Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Gutti vonkaya koora (Stuffed Brinjal curry)

Way to a man's heart is through stomach.This is definetely true in the case of my husband with this curry.

Ingredients :
for stuffing
1  tbsp peanuts
1  tbsp poppy seeds
1  tsp sesame seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp cinnamon pwdr
1/2 tsp cloves pwd 
6  Purple brinjals /eggplants 
1  cup fresh grated coconut
5  curry leaves 
1/2 tsp turmeric pwd 
2  tsp red chilli pwd
1 small onion
1 tomatoe
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 tsp salt

for tempering
 2  tbsp oil
5 curry leaves
1 tbsp mustard seeds

1. Dry roast peanuts,poppy seed,sesame seeds,cumin seeds,cinnamon,cloves and grind them. To this add grated coconut,curry leaves,turmeric pwd, red chillies pwd, onion,tomatoe,ginger garlic paste and salt.

2.Wash eggplants and dry with paper towel. Now take eggplant  and cut in the shape of "X" at the base (opposite side of the stem).

3.Heat oil in a pan for deep frying. Once it is heated drop eggplants slowly .Deep fry them exactly for 30 seconds.

4.Let it cool for a while and take each eggplant and fill the stuffing carefully by opening the "X" shaped  side. 

5.Now take oil in  vessel and mustard seeds.Once they splutter add curry leaves . Now carefully place each eggplant in it. 

6.after  5 min add remaining stuffing mixture to the  eggplant and cover it with lid till the oil leaves sides of the vessel.

7.garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

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