Hey all you brinjal lovers, here are some exotic brinjal recipes for all of you-just read them out and try out in your kitchen.
4 brinjals, 2 onions, 1 carrot, 2 potatoes, 2 tomatoes, 2 bunches of coriander leaves, 1 tsp garam masala, 4 garlic cloves, ½ tsp coriander leaves, a handful of French beans, a handful of shelled green peas, ½ tsp cumin seeds, a bunch of mint, juice of a lime, a small piece of ginger, salt to taste
Place potatoes in pressure pan with 1½ cups of water. Place on flame and pressure cook. Remove the potatoes after allowing it to cook, peel them and mash. Keep them aside.
Slit the brinjals horizontally and grill until half done. Scoop out the pulp carefully and keep the skin aside. Chop carrots, onions and French beans into small pieces-keep them separated. Grind the coriander leaves, mint, ginger, garlic and salt together into a smooth paste.
Heat oil in the pressure pan and add chopped onions. Sauté for a few minutes. Add ground chutney and fry well. Add carrots, beans, peas, potatoes and brinjal pulp, sauté for a few minutes. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and garam masala powder and a little bit of salt. Continue to sauté. Squeeze juice of lime and remove from the fire. Place a little of the above mixture into each urinal skin. Roast on a grill or in a hot tandoor till nicely done. Serve hot.
3 brinjals, 2onions, 2 green chilies, 1 ½ cups rice, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp garam masala, ½ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp chili powder, 1 cup scraped coconut, 1 cup coriander leaves, 1 lemon, ½ cup oil, salt to taste
Cut brinjals into half. Chop onions finely. Heat oil in the pressure pan and sauté cumin seeds, onions in them .later add brinjals, all spices and salt. Sauté for 5 minutes stirring it well. Add rice and 2 cups of boiling water and close the pan. Pressure cook on low flame. Garnish with scraped coconut and coriander.