Monday, November 5, 2012

Kathirikkai chops/Brinjal chops

Kathirikkai chops/Brinjal chops


Kathirikkai/Brinjal           -  400 g
onion                                -  1 cup
tomato                              -   1 cup
curry leaves                      -    few
coriander powder              -  1 tsp
turmeric                            -   little
chilli powder                    -  1 tsp
Sesame oil                        -   11/2 tbsp
salt                                    -   to taste

For grinding and stuffing:

Grated coconut              - 1/2 cup
ginger                            -1/2 inch
garlic                             - 3 cloves
cinnamon                      -  1 inch
fennel seeds                  - 1/4 tsp
green chillies                 - 3


  • In a blender grind the ingredients given for grinding with little salt

  • Wash and slice  the brinjals into 4 like a cross without actually cutting it.
  • Stuff the ground mixture into the brinjals.

  • In a pan heat oil and add onion and curry leaves

  • After onions turn transparent add salt,chilli powder,turmeric and coriander powder

  • After the onion turns brown add chopped tomatoes

  • Once the tomato becomes mushy add the stuffed brinjals

  • add the left over ground masala if any and cook for 4 minutes

  • sprinkle water a little and cover it with a lid
  • Stir and turn the brinjals frequently sprinking water when needed

  • Cook until the brinjals are completely done

  • Serve with Rice
Serves       4


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