Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Gutti Vankaya Kura (Dry Version)/Stuffed Eggplant/Brinjal Fry

Today I am posting a recipe from my place i.e. South Indian recipe ( Andhra pradesh).The recipe is gutti vankaya kura dry version.First time I tried this recipe and it tasted very delicious.We had this kura with rice and sambar.In this recipe eggplant/vankaya is stuffed with spices and cooked.Here goes the recipe... 


Ingredients:
Vankaya/eggplant/brinjal- 6
Red chillies-5nos
Channa dal-2tbsp
Urad dal-2tbsp
Coriander seeds-1tbsp
Cumin seeds-1tbsp
Fenugreek seeds-1/4tsp
Curry leaves
Hing/Asafoetida-1/4tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying and extra 1tbsp for making curry




Preparation:

1.  First wash the brinjals and then slit the brinjals in the centre into four pieces and soak them in the salt  water.
2.  Heat a pan with oil for deep frying,and fry the brinjals for 1 minute ( that is cook them halfway only).Remove the brinjals and keep aside.
3. Heat a pan with 1tbsp of oil,fry all the spices by adding one by one,till you get nice aroma.Allow it to cool  add salt and grind into a fine powder.
4. Take the grounded powder into a bowl and add little water to make into a dough shape.
5. Take the fried brinjals and stuff the masala into it.
6. Now again heat another pan with 1 tbsp of oil and place the stuffed brinjals,close it with lid and cook for 20 minutes on low flame,turning occasionally all the sides.
7. Finally garnish with coriander leaves and transfer into a serving bowl and enjoy!

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