Sunday, September 4, 2011

Yennai Kathirikkai/Stuffed Brinjal Curry

Its been a long i prepared this stuffed brinjal curry which is quite a famous curry in Tamilnadu..This curry goes for tiny brinjals which tastes super delicious with a fabulous spice powder prepared usually with peanuts,coriander seeds,cumin seeds, uraddal,sesame seeds, coconut,dry red chillies and peppercorns..For a change, i prepared adding some quinoa to this usual spice powder..Adding quinoa in this spice powder turned them more healthier and delicious..Serve this stuffed brinjal curry along with hot steaming rice and sambhar or rasam,am damn sure you will definitely have a fabulous meal, also this stuffed brinjal curry tastes tremendous even along with rotis..Needless to say, we enjoyed a lot having this delicious stuffed brinjal curry with sambhar rice..


10-12nos Brinjals (small size)
1no Onion (big & chopped)
1no Tomato (chopped)
1tsp Tamarind paste
1tsp Mustard seeds
Few curry leaves
Salt
5tbsp Sesame oil

To Grind:
1tbsp Roasted peanuts
1tsp Coriander seeds
1tsp Cumin seeds
1tsp Urad dal
1tsp Channa dal
1tsp Peppercorns
2tbsp Quinoa
1tsp Sesame seeds
5nos Dry red chillies
2tbsp Grated coconut
Salt
Oil for roasting

Heat few drops of oil, roast the coriander seeds,quinoa,cumin seeds,urad dal,channadal,peppercorns,dry red chillies, sesame seeds,coconut together in low heat,take care not to burn,allow them to cool and grind them together with roasted peanuts and salt..

Wash the brinjal and cut the top, make two perpendicular slits from the top and keep aside, stuff the brinjals with the grounded masala and keep aside..

Heat the sesame oil in a pan, let splutters the mustard seeds and curry leaves, add the chopped onions and chopped tomatoes,salt and cook until the veggies get well cooked, add now the stuffed brinjals,tamarind paste and fry in simmer with lid closed, cook well in low  flame until the oil gets separates..

Serve hot with rice and rotis..

31 comments:

  1. This is my favourite curry Priya!!! Looks so fabulous and perfect :)

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  2. Looks and sounds amazing. I feel that if I stare at the picture long enough I can smell it :)
    I wish, thanks for sharing..

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  3. Lovely looking stuffed brinjal curry.Thanks for sharing this method of preparing brinjal curry.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  4. Yummy! Quinoa is an interesting ingredient to add to the stuffing mixture.

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  5. ennai kathrikkai makes me drool here!

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  6. Yennai kathirikai with some rice n ghee is always heavenly, excellent pic priya.

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  7. This is my Daughter (4.5yrs) favorite dish that i make! (i do not add seasame as she does not like that! that's the only difference in the recipe! Oh i am glad i am having atleast 1 recipe equivalent to mastercook like you! thanks for sharing!

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  9. WOW LOOKS GREAT AND TEMPTING. MY FAVOURITE.

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  10. That's super yummy Priya.I love to check this.Awesome recipe.

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  11. ஓவ்வொரு நாளும் புதுமை..

    அருமை

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  12. My favorite .. also healthy with quinoa. Yummy Priya.

    Vardhini
    Event: Herbs and Flowers - Garlic

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  13. Never tried it this way, my long time wish to try this,looks mouthwatering!

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  14. This looks absolutely yummy...I should try this soon...Thanks for the recipe dear...

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  15. mouthwatering priya. what a heavenly combo for rasam sadam

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  16. tempting n yummy curry..Would love to try it sometime soon

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  17. This is my favourite priya!!! Lip-smacking!!!!!

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  18. missed a lot of recipes....
    My heartiest congratulations for 3 yrs. of blogging dear :)

    Curry looks spicy and delicious.

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  19. Lovely combo and a great dish!

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  20. Looks so yummy Priya. am drooling here

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  21. looks so delicious, love kathrikka curry

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  22. that looks so yummy and delicious

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  23. Looks sooooo Yummy !!! Typical Tamilnadu Village Dish

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  24. Stuffed brinjal looks perfect ,oozing out all the oil :)

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