Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Stuffed eggplant with sesame seeds ( Nune Vankaya)

Ingredients

6 small indian Egg Plant
3 tbs black sesame seeds
4 garlic cloves
1 inch ginger root
1/2 cup cilantro
2 tbs coconut powder
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmuric
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tbs tamarind paste
1 tsp sugar or jaggary
5 to 6 tbs oil
1 onion ( chopped in to big chunks)
1 tsp cumin & musturd seeds
2 cloves


Heat pan on medium and toast black sesame seeds for 3 to 4 min


In a food processer add toasted sesame seeds and salt grind to a smooth powder
then add garlic,ginger,coconut powder,chilli powder,coriander powder,turmuric,cilantro ,sugar and tamarind grind everything untill smooth (do not add water)


Now add 2 tbs oil to a ground masala and mix

Make a slit in the middle of eggplants and stuff them with masala ( like as shown in above pic)

Heat oil in a pressure cooker add cloves ,cumin seeds,musturd seeds,chopped onions fry for a min then add stuffed eggplant mix and cook for 2 min then add 2 cups water cover with lid and preasure cook for 2 whistles then trun off stove and rest it for 10 min ( if eggplants are not soft u can cook them for 1 more whistle)

Done open the lid and serve hot with ghee and roti




26 comments:

ANJALI J. said...

thanks sagari, ur pics are so good.

Rosie said...

I love egg plant and this dish really looks tempting and delicious!!

Lovely photos too :D

Rosie x

Cham said...

Looks so yummy the eggplant, tempting pictures

kamala said...

My husband loves eggplant.will try urs.looks mouthwatering

Meera said...

I love stuffed eggplants. Thanks for sharing ur recipe.

sandhya said...

the eggplant looks yummy...

Dhivya said...

looks delicious sagari:))love the presentation

Kalai said...

Absolutely delicious, Sagari! Love any version of stuffed eggplant! :)

Medhaa said...

I love stuffed eggplant, will surely be trying this recipe

Annu said...

Looks good dear......

Namratha said...

Black sesame seeds is a very good variation indeed, I've always used the white seeds. Looks great Sagari :)

Lavi said...

sagari..your stuffings look great.
i will try this version too.

RAKS KITCHEN said...

That makes my mouth water! Looks superb!

jayasree said...

Sagari, lovely pics and presentation. Never added sesame seeds for the stuffing masala. Shall try next time.

easycrafts said...

Nice one...looks great

Uma said...

looks lovely. yummmy!

Jayashree said...

Love brinjals in any form....nice recipe.

arundati said...

looks good.....stuffed brinjals cooked on a slow fire!! hot steamed rice and bliss!!

Happy cook said...

Looks really delicious

Seema said...

Loks great.. loved stuffed veggis!

Laavanya said...

Never tried eggplants this way... am seeing so many stuffed brinjal recipes of late.

Homecooked said...

Your stuffed eggplants look yummy!!!

Daily Meals said...

Looks delicious Sagari!

Saswati said...

nice pics sagari..looks delicious:)

Jaya said...

Stuffed brinjals look wonderful Sagari..
hugs and smiles
jaya

Vanamala said...

Looks delicious ... best to eat with phulkas ..will try it.