Maharashtrian bharli vaangi
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Author asini85 Yield No Value
Published Aug 23, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Brinjal Eggplant Standing Time 1 hour

Recipe of Maharashtrian bharli vaangi

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Chili Powder To Taste
Jaggery To Taste
Tamarind A Pinch
Maharashtrian Goda Masala 2 Tablespoons
Coriander-cumin Seeds 1/2 Tablespoons
Sesame Seeds 1/4 Cup
Peanut Powder 3/4 Cup
Shredded Coconut Dry 1 Cup
Round Brinjals 10-12 Small
Salt To Taste
Ginger-garlic Paste To Taste
Asafoetida Pinch
Turmeric Powder To Taste


1. Remove stems and give four slits (not fully) to the brinjals. Wash them in salt water and keep aside.

2. Roast coconut, sesame seeds, coriander-cumin seeds together till light brown. Powder this mixture and mix tamarind, jaggery, peanut powder, ginger-garlic paste, salt, chili powder and goda masala into it. Alternatively, grind all these ingreadients together with the roasted mixture.

3. Fill all the brinjals with above masala.

4. In a pan heat oil and add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add asafoetida, turmeric powder.

5. Add the brinjals. Pour in some water just to cover the top of brinjals.

6. Cover and cook over medium heat for about 15 min.

7. Remove the lid and stir. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with chapati or rice.
Posted Aug 23, 2007

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