April 20, 2017

Ennai Kathirikkai / Stuffed brinjal Curry

Ennai Kathirikkai /  Stuffed brinjal (Eggplant) fry is the ever tempting and mouth watering side dish for any type of south Indian meals and also to Indian bread varieties. It tastes heavenly to have with simple curd rice too. It is a holiday special recipe of our family....

  • Pre time: 15 mins
  • Cooking time: 15 to 20 mins
  • Serves: 4  

Ingredients for making Ennai Kathirikkai / Stuffed brinjal Curry:

  • Small size Brinjals – ½ kilogram
  • Curd 4 table spoons spoon
  • Mustard seeds
  • Oil 4 table spoons
For Stuffing:
Dhania 6 tb spoons cup
Bengal gram 4 tb spoons
Red chillies 7 or 8
Oil 2 teaspoons
Roast the above three items with 2 tea spoons of oil and powder them, mix with required salt and keep aside.

Method for making Ennai Kathirikkai / Stuffed brinjal Curry:

Wash the brinjals and wipe them to make dry.
Remove the stems. Slit them into four from the stem side, But don’t cut the other end fully.
Stuff each brinjal with the masala powder.
Heat the Pan with 4tb spoon of oil. Add mustard seeds.
After it splutters, add pinch of turmeric powder & hing, then  gently place the stuffed brinjals into the pan. Add   thick curd, and mix them well slowly.
Close the pan with a lid and keep the stove in the low flame. Every ten minutes open the lid and stir them. When the brinjal becomes soft, fried and coated well with the masala, It is ready.
Note:After adding the mustard seeds, add chopped onions and tomatoes with some garam masala powder and fry well. Then proceed with the same method for using this as the side dish for Pulao and Rotis.