Bharwa Baigan (stuffed Brinjal)
It is a tangy and spicy recipe which is quite popular in Bihar, Bengal and uttarpradesh. It is usually served at lunch with rice and dal.
Baigan (brinjal) 4 pieces.
Coriander leaves 25 grams
Garlic 10 cloves
Green chilli 2 piece
Mustard oil 4-5 tablespoon
Khatai 1 tablespoon
Salt ½ tablespoon
Wash the brinjal thoroughly and then make a half cut from one side so that we can fill the stuffing.
For the stuffing grind the coriander leaves, garlic and chilli together and add the khatai and salt.
Stuff brinjals with the help of a spatula.
Once all have been stuffed, heat oil in a pan or karahi and put the brinjals carefully. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 5-7 mintues on a low flame.
Turn the brinjals if one side is done. Again cover the pan and cook for 5-7 mintues. Check if the brinjal have become tender. Take out the brinjals and serve with Rice and Dal.
The recipe is quite tangy because of the presence of ‘’ Kathai’. Kathai is basically a mixture with is stuffed in ‘ Red Chilli Pickle’. It is mixture of coriander powder, Paanchporen , Cumin powder, Ajwain, Asafoetida and Black salt.