Baked Brinjals


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A perfect baked vegetable recipe, baked brinjals have brinjals or eggplants slit and then filled with a spicy mixture before placing them in baking dish.

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Baked Brinjals recipe - How to make Baked Brinjals

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For The Filling
100 gms chana dal (split bengal gram)
100 gms urad dal (split black lentils)
50 gms coriander (dhania) seeds
8 to 10 whole dry kashmiri red chillies
50 gms dessicated coconut
2 to 3 sticks of cinnamon (dalchini)
1 tsp oil

Other Ingredients
500 gms brinjal (baingan / eggplant)
oil for cooking
For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the chana dal and saute till they turn golden brown.
  2. Add the urad dal and remaining ingredients, mix well and saute for 3 minutes.
  3. Blend in a mixer into a coarse powder. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Slit the brinjals into four pieces from the bottom, taking care, not to slit the brinjals into separate pieces.
  2. Add the salt to the filling mixture and fill the mixture into the brinjals and tie them with thread.
  3. Put them into a baking dish and pour 2 to 3 tsp of oil covering all the brinjals.
  4. Place them in the microwave oven and cook for 8-10 minutes.
  5. Add the chopped coriander and carefuly remove the thread.
  6. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by jcheruvu1971 on 16 Aug 2011

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