Halwai February 23, 2020

Ingredients:

• 12 – Brinjals
• 1 cup – Coconut
• 3/4 cup – Peanut powder
• 1/4 cup – sesame seeds
• Coriander – 1 tbsp
• Cumin – 1 tbsp
• Maharashtrian goda masala – 4 tbsp
• Tamarind – 1 tsp
• Jaggery – a little
• Chilli powder – 1 tsp
• Salt to taste
• Ginger – Garlic paste
• Asafoetida – a pinch
• Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp.

Method:

  1. Remove the stalk and slit the brinjals, wash them in salt water and keep aside.
  2. Roast coconut, sesame seeds, coriander, cumin seeds together. Grind this mixture with tamarind, jaggery, peanut powder, ginger-garlic paste, salt, chilli powder and goda masala.
  3. Smear the brinjals with this paste.
  4. In a pan heat oil and splutter mustard seeds and add asafoetida and turmeric powder.
  5. Place the brinjals and pour some water.
  6. Cover and heat on a medium flame for about 15 mins.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve.

Recipe courtesy of Samita