Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Badhanekaaye Ennegaaye (Brinjal stuffed)

Badhanekaaye yennegaaye is very famous in north karnataka.
This dish goes extremely well with joladha rotti, or any kind of rotis.


Brinjal- 1 kilo
Coriander seeds- 3 tspn
Jeera- 1.5 tspn
Gasgasa- 1.5 tspn
Fenugreek seeds-4
Uradh dhaal- 2 tspn
Bengal gram dhaal-2 tspn
Peanuts- 3 tspn
Sesame seeds- 3 tspn
Red chillies- 20
Coriander leaves- 1/4 bunch
Curry leaves- little
Tomato- 2
Garlic-8 flakes
Coconut grated- 3/4 cup
Tamarind pulp- 2tspn
jaggery-2 tspn
Salt- to taste


1. First fry all the above shown dry items in a pan. cool it aside. and make as coarse powder.
2. Slit the brinjals. Do not cut the stem. {we need to stuff the mixture,}
3. Fry brinjals in oil and keep it aside.

4. Blend together--- Coriander,tomato,onion,garlic,coconut,tamarind, jaggery along with the above fried powder. Mix both and blend once again.
Take out this smooth paste from blender and fry it in oil in a medium flame.

5. When the mixture cools down. stuff the mixture inside the brinjals as shown below.

6. In a deep pan. Add oil and slowly immerse the stuffed brinjals and cook in a low flame for atleast 20 mins.

7. keep stirring each side of brinjal slowly. add the remaining gravy. and keep cooking in a low flame.

Serve this curry with rotis or Joladha rotti.

Check my recipe of joladha rotti. It goes very well with it.


Priti said...

My mouth is watering lookin at the pics....I just love this sabji...nice one dear

RASHMI8R said...

Hey it had come out very tasty...u know na- "A way to a mans heart is through his stomach" and this can be done with ur receipe...let me know if u know any other specials..

Sagari said...

curry looks veryyy rich and creamy ,nice recipe shrithi