Bharleli Vaangi, Pressure Cooker Recipe


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Bharleli Vaangi ( Pressure Cooker )

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Bharleli Vaangi is a semi-dry subzi that is very popular in Maharashtra.

It is one of those magical recipes that has withstood the test of time, and remains popular across generations thanks to its tongue-tickling taste and ease of preparation.

The brinjals are stuffed with a freshly-ground masala, made of peanuts, coconut, tamarind, jaggery and spices, and cooked for a while with a little more masala and a traditional tempering.

As the brinjals soften, the masala mingles with it to give a thoroughly tasty treat with shades of spiciness, tanginess and a touch of sweetness too. Some people also use goda masala or malvani masala in this recipe, and you can also do so if you wish.

This variant of Bharleli Vaangi is cooked in a Pressure Cooker, which makes it easier and quicker to make. Serve it with rice or rotis.

Try other Maharashtrian recipes like Maharashtrian Pitla or Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
Method
  1. Make a criss-cross slit on each brinjal taking care not to separate the segments.
  2. Stuff each brinjal evenly with the prepared masala mixture and keep the remaining mixture aside for later use.
  3. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the mustard seeds and asafoetida.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the remaining masala mixture and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the stuffed brinjals and 1/3 cup of hot water, mix gently and pressure cook on a high flame for 3 whistles.
  6. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy223 cal
Protein4.8 g
Carbohydrates25.7 g
Fiber8.8 g
Fat11.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A179.1 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B32.9 mg
Vitamin C19.5 mg
Folic Acid41.5 mcg
Calcium64.3 mg
Iron1.5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium7.6 mg
Potassium320.9 mg
Zinc0.7 mg

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Bharleli Vaangi, Pressure Cooker Recipe
5
 on 18 May 18 06:12 PM


I am a big fan of Maharashtrian cuisine and always wanted to try this recipe. When I searched for it online , the recipe seemed to be very tedious. This pressure cooker version is hassle free and tastes amazing!
Bharleli Vaangi ( Pressure Cooker )
5
 on 20 Nov 16 06:50 PM


Lovely dish. Quick and noetv
Bharleli Vaangi ( Pressure Cooker )
5
 on 13 Jan 12 07:46 AM


Tried this recipe, tasted yummy and was easy to make. The only thing i would change the next time I try, would be to reduce the chilli powder to 2 tsp.