- Brinjal: 250 gms
- Oil: 4-5 tbsp
- Onion: 1
- Cumin Seeds: 1 tsp
- Curry leaves:3-4
- Jaggery : small lemon sized
- Coriander leaves: 1/2 cup
- Garlic cloves: – 5-6
- Ginger: 1 inch
- Malvani Masala: 1 tbsp (instead you can use 1tsp chilli powder and 1 tsp garam masala)
- Fresh Coconut: 1 cup
- Roasted peanuts:1/2 cup
- Green Chilli: 2
- Salt: to taste
Wash the bringal and slit them into 4 without cutting them till the end, also do not cut the crown of brinjal.
Grind a paste of coconut, coriander leaves,ginger, 3-4 garlic, green chilli and peanuts and salt.
Stuff the ground mixture in the brinjal and keep aside.
In a kadhai heat oil, Once oil is hot add jeera and chopped garlic and curry leaves.
Now add onions and saute well, then add turmeric and malvani masala,mix well and add jaggery,
After 2 mins place all the stuffed brinjals on the onion mixture and add the remaining ground paste on the brinjal.
Cook for 3-4 min and then carefully turn them over. cook the brinjal completely and then switch off the flame.
Serve hot with bhakris, rotis or steamed rice.