Saturday, 14 November 2015

Khatte Baingan

Khatte Baingan
Khatte Baingan Masala Powder
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Coriander seeds
1/2 tsp Fennel seeds
1 inch Cinnamon stick
3 Green Cardamom
2 Cloves
2 Kashmiri Red Chillies
1 small piece of Dry Ginger

Add all the ingredients in the grinder and grind it into a powder.

Khatte Baingan
1/2 kg medium size long  Brinjals cut into half
2 Onions sliced
1 Tomato sliced
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
2 Pinch of Asafoetida
1/4 tsp Fennel seeds
2 tbsp Khatte Baingan Masala Powder
Salt to taste
1 tbsp of Lime Juice
2 tbsp Mustard  Oil
Few Coriander Leaves to Garnish

In a wok, add mustard oil, let it heat. Add fennel seeds, asafoetida, onions and brinjals. Fry it till the onions and brinjals are light brown in colour. Add the Khatte Baingan Masala Powder, salt to taste and turmeric powder. Stir the spice powder into the brinjals. Add 1/4 cup water and tomato. Cover and cook, stirring it occasionally till the brinjals are tender. Sprinkle some coriander leaves and lime juice.