Thursday, December 4, 2008

Guthi Vankaya Vepudu ( eggplant fry)


INGREDIENTS

8 small indian eggplants
4 tbs oil
1 onion sliced
1 tsp cumin seeds and musturd seeds
cilantro
ghee for serving


Masala powder

1 tbs coriander seeds
1 tbs cumin seeds
1/2 tsp methi seeds
5 to 6 curry leaves
4 dry red chillis
2 tbs oil
salt

Heat 1 tbs oil in a pan add all the masala ingredients , roast on low flame until golden , cool and grind to a fine powder along with salt
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Add 1 tbs oil to masala powder ,mix well and keep aside


METHOD
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Clean eggplants with water , pat dry and place them in a pan in 1 layer , drizzle
2 tbs of oil , cover with lid and cook on low flame for 15 min until soft ( turning in the middle with out burning)
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Once eggplants are cooked completely , remove from pan and let them cool
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Take cooled eggplants ,slit inthe middle and stuff 1 tsp of masala powder , stuff the remaining masala in to all the eggplants
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Heat 2 tbs of oil in a pan add cumin seeds and musturd seeds ,add sliced onions
sprinkle a pinch of salt on onions , place stuffed eggpants and roast on low flame for another 15 min
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Sprinkle with cilantro
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Serve this with ghee and hot white rice ( ghee is compulsary)




24 comments:

Happy cook said...

It looks so beautiful and yummy.
Never made this at home.

aparna said...

Your pictures are so tempting and mouth watering.

Varsha Vipins said...

so yummy..how do u put such large pics??

Viki Xavier. said...

Lovely Guthi vankaya vepudu. Nice pictures.

Curry Leaf said...

Perfect for cold winter.Spicy and yummy.Love it even as a snack-mouthwatering.

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

very inviting eggplants Sagari.. looks great.

Usha said...

Interesting way to have eggplants, looks delicious :-)

Archy said...

Wow, stuffed eggplant looks so nice, very simple and easy masala.. shall try soon

Mandira said...

this looks delicious sagari! my e-mail id is ahaarmail@gmail.com

Shillu said...

Drooling! so yummy............

Cham said...

Brinjal is my fav , love this andra curry!

Shama Nagarajan said...

drooling.........spicy perfect one

jayasree said...

Mouthwatering recipe. i usually do the stuffing first and then cook. Will try ur way of cooking the brinjal and do the stuffing later.

Premyscakes said...

wow!! it is so tempting man. Nice presentation.

Uj said...

Interesting masala.. looks yummy...

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow finger licking recipe. Looks gr8.

DEESHA said...

looks soo delicious .. woud taste great with rotis

Sahaja said...

Yum Yum Yummy :)
I love guthi vankaya kura :D

Ramya Bala said...

looks so yummy...

Uma said...

gutti vankaya vepudu eppudu vinaledu Sagari! Sounds little different than the original gutti vankaya koora! Looks awesome.

Sujatha said...

Beautiful eggplants Sagari! Very appetizing and colorful..

Purva Desai said...

We stuffed eggplants with different masala, liked ur version too...
will try it next time when I make stuffed eggplants

Smitha said...

I have heard so much about this dish.. a must try

Sophie said...

WOW (impressed look). Your eggplant dish looks so yummy.

Here I bought a sauce pack for Sauce for Spicy Garlic Egg-plant so as to skip all the seasonings! and i will try this friday after work.
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