Brinjal recipes are one of the tastiest recipes in Indian cuisine. They are prepared in many varieties according to the region. Among all recipes, Baingan recipe prepared in Hyderabad will be loved by all. It gives wonderful taste and can be prepared easily. Here is the simple preparation of Hyderabadi baingan recipe.
500 gm small brinjal
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
10-12 curry leaves
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
For the gravy:
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp sesame seeds
1/4 cup peanuts
1/4 cup onion - roast them together and grind to a powder
1 Tbsp tamarind pulp
Green chillies - to taste
1 Tbsp coriander
Salt as per taste
Method of preparation:
Cut the brinjal into quarters, leaving stems intact and soak in salt water.
Heat oil and to it add fry cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, sesame seeds, curry leaves, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
Add drained brinjal and fry in the masala for about ten minutes.
Heat the remaining oil and fry the ground masala for about three minutes.
Then add the tamarind pulp, green chillies and fresh coriander leaves and simmer.
Finally, add brinjals in to the gravy and keep it in sim for 10 minutes.