This is a popular dish in south india...This is a very tasty and yummy receipe made with brinjal and my mom makes this dish so yummy.... Gets done fast. My all time fav.....You can have it with hot hot rice with a tsp of ghee or with Sambhar rice,rasam or curd rice....Goes well with mixed rices too...

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  • Serves: 2 people
  • Yields: 10 to 12 brinjal based on the size
  • Brinjal/Kathirikkai-250gms
  • Urad Dal-3tsp
  • Chenna Dal-3tsp
  • Red chillies-5
  • Dhania/coriander seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida-a big pinch
  • Tamarind juice-5tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • oil-2tsp
  • Corriander leaves-few
  • Dill leaves-few

Heat 1/2 tsp of oil in a pan fry urad Dal,chenna dal,red chillies,Coriander seeds, asafoetida until golden brown.

Let it cool and grind it in a mixie with salt,asafoetida into coarse powder. keep it aside.


Cut the stem of brinjal and slit brinjal into 4
Fill the brinjal with the ground powder.


Heat 1 1/2 spoon oil in a non stick pan and place all the stuffed brinjal in that.
Sprinkle tamarind water to it and cover the pan with a plate and cook in low flame for 10 to 12 min.
In between just move the brinjals a little bit , care to be taken not to break them.


Stuffed Brinjal curry is ready.
Garnish with Coriander leaves or Dill leaves.
you can serve with hot rice and a tsp of ghee and this stuffed brinjal....or you can have as a side dish sambhar rice or rasam rice or mixed rices.....
Note:- you can use idli chilli powder also for stuffing.


Unable to upload step by step pics can see the step wise pics in my blog.

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