Monday, January 31, 2011

Eggplant Masala Paratha

I prepared a simple eggplant masala with mashed eggplants, after having those mashed eggplant masala there were some leftovers and i tried out making this simple paratha using those eggplant masala...These parathas tastes marvellous and they even need anything as side dish..Its quite a different one from the usual paratha and we loved it..This paratha goes even for a simple dinner or else for lunch when served along with some pickled veggies or raitas....Do try friends, am damn sure that u guys will definitely love this different and delicious parathas...Sending to Healing Foods-Eggplants guest hosted by Kavita,event by Siri..

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Eggplant Masala Paratha

1no Large Eggplant
2nos Tomatoes (big & chopped)
1no Onion (big & chopped)
5nos Garlic cloves (minced)
1no Green chilly (chopped)
1tsp Red chilly powder
1tbsp Coriander powder
1/2tsp Turmeric powder
1/2tsp Amchur powder
1/4tsp Shahjeera
1/2tsp Cumin seeds
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
Salt
Oil
2tbsp Coriander leaves (chopped)

Poke 2-3 holes on the eggplant and microwave in high for 5minutes,take out the eggplant and spray some oil over the eggplant, broil the eggplant in oven for 30-40minutes on turning the eggplant every 15 minutes..Take out and keep aside..let it cool, peel the skin off the eggplant and scoop out the flesh and keep aside..

Heat oil in a pan, add the asafoetida powder, cumin seeds, shahjeera and stir until the seeds crackle, add immediately the minced garlic and chopped green chillies, saute until they turns golden brown, add the chopped onions, salt and saute for few minutes..Immediately add the tomatoes, turmeric powder until the tomatoes turn mushy..Add the eggplant flesh with the coriander powder,red chilly powder and mix, cook everything in lower flame..Keep mashing the veggies, now add the amchur powder, put off the stove..Keep aside and let them cool completely..

For Paratha:
2cups Whole wheat flour
1cup Yogurt
Salt

Mix all the ingredients for paratha as a soft and smooth dough(add water if needed),keep aside for half an hour..Make 10-12medium sized balls..roll the dough as small circle,keep a small ball of the eggplant masala,close the edges of the dough,dust with enough flour and roll the dough as a paratha..Heat a tawa, drop gently the paratha,drizzle few drops of oil, cook the paratha until they get well cooked..

Enjoy warm!

38 comments:

Priya's Feast said... Reply To This Comment

Luv the stuffed paratha...last nite,i need similar one for dinner....Stuffing of eggplant is a kool innovative(ur)way

Shanthi said... Reply To This Comment

Paratha with eggplant?... innovative as ever..

Aruna Manikandan said... Reply To This Comment

sounds interesting and very innovative dear...

PriyaVaasu said... Reply To This Comment

Very innovative!!!!!looks delicious!!!!!

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

Love the paratha Priya. Never tried eggplant in a paratha.

BTW,Loved ur family pic in FB

Madhura Manoj said... Reply To This Comment

Tasty & healthy paratha.Never tried with eggplant.

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Santosh Bangar said... Reply To This Comment

innovative sound tasty

Happy Cook said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so good.

Krithi's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Loving ur eggplant paratha... So cool..

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Jayashree said... Reply To This Comment

Nice filling.....I am still thinking of a post for today.

Chitra said... Reply To This Comment

Never thought of eggplant paratha. looks yummy:)

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

Loved the way u used eggplant in paratha....I can never think of adding eggplant as a stuffing to paratha

Kairali sisters said... Reply To This Comment

That would have tasted delicious, huh....

Laavanya said... Reply To This Comment

How creative of you to use the eggplant masala like this... Nice one!

S.Menaga said... Reply To This Comment

nice idea,looks so good!!

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

never heard of eggplant in paratha....wow nice innovation...looks good!

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

very unique stuffing,but am sure tasted yummy too...

Suja Sugathan said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and unique stuffing, interesting paratha recipe,bookmarked.

Rumana Rawat said... Reply To This Comment

Awesome paratha's

azeeskitchen said... Reply To This Comment

looks delicious Priya!!

Priya Sreeram said... Reply To This Comment

looks soo yumm ! nice

Usha said... Reply To This Comment

You do come up with innovative recipe!!! :-) Yummy parathas..

swapna said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and inviting...

divya said... Reply To This Comment

sounds interesting and very innovative dear...

Krishnaveni said... Reply To This Comment

eggplant paratha, wow, priya you are trying so many new things, congrats and this one looks great

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

My hubby will go crazy over it.. lol..awesome recipe..I must make this..

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Suparna said... Reply To This Comment

Very good idea to use eggplant... Looks delicious..

Satrupa said... Reply To This Comment

Eggplant Paratha !! Gurl you r super creative. Must have tasted yummm .....

Cheers,
Satrupa

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Ananda Rajashekar said... Reply To This Comment

this one is a fab combination looks awesome!

Shanavi said... Reply To This Comment

very innovative Priya..Perfectly made..

Yummy Team said... Reply To This Comment

This is such an innovative recipe..They look perfect, Priya..

Manju said... Reply To This Comment

paratha stuffing with eggplant sounds nice! one more use for eggplants now..thanks!

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Eggplant masala paratha looks delicious Priya.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Reply To This Comment

Wow, what an imagination !!! Truely amazing !!!

honeybeecooksjackfruit said... Reply To This Comment

New way of using the eggplant. Or should I say new way of filling the paratha? Good combo!

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

I had never thought of this! Lovely have a roasted egg plant lying in the kitchen. So you know what is for lunch tomorrow!! Thanks

G.Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

new n delicious parathas..

anubhavati said... Reply To This Comment

looks very different,..do you have any taste of the parathas?

Shobha