Stuffed brinjal In Microwave

Stuffed brinjal in microwave

Recently my aunt brought this to our house. Though I
am not a great fan of brinjal, the look of the dish tempted me to taste it and
it was so delicious. So called her up this morning for the recipe and when she
said that it was cooked in a microwave, I was happy as well as surprised. So
here is the recipe stuffed brinjal by my aunt Lakshmi.

INGREDIENTS
Small
brinjal
250
gms
Tuvar
dal
2  tbsp
Bengal
gram dal
2tbsp
Red
chillies
4
Asafoetida
1/4
tsp
Daniya
4
tbsp
Fresh
coconut
1/4
cup
Tamarind
1
small marble sized
Turmeric
powder
¼
tsp
Salt
To
taste
PREPARATION
Take enough water in a wide mouthed bowl, add
turmeric powder to this and 1 tsp salt to it. Mix well
Now slit the brinjal into 4 , making sure the bottom
is not cut.
Slit all the brinjal likewise and put this into the
turmeric water.
Now roast the tuvar dal, Bengal gram dal, daniya and
red chillied in 1 tsp of oil till the dal starts to brown.
In the same pan roast the coconut for few second
Transfer all this to a mixer jar.
Add the necessary salt, tamarind and little water
and grind it to a smooth paste.It should be thick and not runny
Now stuff it into all the slit brinjal and transfer
it to microwave safe dish

 

 

Cover it with a microwave safe lid and cook it HIGH
for 5 MINUTES

 

Now slowly removed the lid, and sprinkle the dilutes
paste, mix well, close with the lid and again cook for 3 minutes in MICRO HIGH
MODE.
Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and
asafoetida. When it splutters, pour this on the cooked brinjal. Mix well
Now cook for the final time WITHOUT THE LID in MICRO
HIGH mode for 1 MINUTE

 

Serve warm
This goes for the
June Week 1, Cooking from Cookbook Challenge  Group

Veena

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