Dry Coconut Stuffed Brinjal

Dry Coconut Stuffed Brinjal

Dry coconut stuffed brinjal is very famous in south India because of its special taste.  Whenever you want to make same special vegetable prepare dry coconut stuffed brinjal vegetable.

Ingredients for Coconut Stuffed Baingn

  •     Brinjal(baigen)  - 6-7 long  (400 gram)
  •     Raw coconut - 1/ 4 cup grated
  •     Green coriander - 2-3  tbsp finely chopped
  •     Oil - 1/4 cup
  •     Green chilies - 2-3 finely chopped
  •     Coriander powder - 1.5 tsp
  •     Salt - 3/4 tsp  (to taste)
  •     Red pepper - 1/4 tsp
  •     Jeera(cumin seeds)- 1/2 tsp
  •     Heeng(asafoetida) - 1/2 pinch
  •     Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp
  •     Rei - 1/2 tsp
  •     Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  •     Aamchur(mango powder) - 1/2 tsp
  •     Ginger - 1 inch piece (grated)
  •     Aardana - 1 tsp
  •     Whit sesame seeds - 1tsp
  •     Urad dal - 1 tsp
  •     Chana dal - 1 tsp

How to make Coconut Stuffed Eggplant

Heat a pan and add urad dal and chana dal and roast slightly,  add cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and sesame seedsand roast .   Cool the spices and grind them coarsely, also add salt, turmeric powder and coriander powder.

Put the grinned spices in a plate, add heeng powder, aamchur powder, red chilly powder, anardana, ginger, green chilly, coconut and green coriander.  Mix all the spices well.  Stuffing for the eggplant is ready.

Make  2 cuts on brinjal in the same manner shown here.  The stalk should be joined,with this there will be three layers on the brinjal, fill stuffing in them.  Cut all the brinjals and stuff them.

Preheat the pan, put oil in the pan, add the stuffed brinjals in the pan one by one.  Pour the left spices on the brinjals.  Cook for 5 mins on medium flame.

Open the brinjals, with the help of tong turn over the brinjals , cover them and cook for 5 mins.  Open the brinjal and check whether they have become soft.  Brinjals are ready.

Coconut stuffed brinjal's are ready.  Serve with chapatti,parantha and chawal.