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Bharwan Baingan Recipe – Stuffed Eggplant recipe

Bharwan Baingan Recipe – Stuffed Eggplant recipe

Stuffed baingan sabzi is an easy and simple way to make this yummy sabzi. Stuffed stir fried veggies always taste great in taste. Many of us don’t often like having brinjals often but if you prepared these brinjals stuffed with some desi spices then everyone just loves them. Stuffed baingan or Stuffed brinjals is a unique exotic dish and is really mouth watering to eat.

We have already shared stuffed brinjals recipe in microwave with you all. It can be prepared in microwave easily and instantly. Stuffed brinjals are prepared with different ways in different regions with unique and numerous styles of stuffing. Today we are making North Indian style stuffed brinjals and here’s easy to follow step-by-step instructions for you all. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Wash the brinjals thoroughly with water. Drain out the excess water from it and allow them to dry out completely. Now take a brinjal and remove its stalk. Slit the brinjal making a cross keeping its one end joint. Place it in a bowl. Likewise, cut the remaining brinjals.

bharwan bainganMaking:

Take coriander powder in a plate and add fennel powder, red chilly powder, turmeric powder, grated ginger, chopped green chilly, salt and dry mango powder into it. Mix all the ingredients really well. Filling is now ready.

bharwan baingan

Take a brinjal and open it widely. Fill it generously with the masala stuffing. Slightly press the brinjal. Place it in a bowl. Likewise, stuff the remaining brinjals with the masala.

bharwan baingan

Place a wok on flame and pour the mustard oil into it. You can use any other cooking oil. When the oil gets heated, add cumin seeds into it. As the cumin seeds splutters, add asafoetida into it. Now place the stuffed brinjals into it arranging them in single layer. Sprinkle the leftover masala as well. Cover and cook the brinjals for 4-5 minutes on low flame. Check later.

bharwan baingan

After 5 minutes, remove the lid. Brinjals are roasted from beneath. Now carefully flip their sides. Again cover the wok and cook the brinjals for 5 more minutes on low flame. After 5 minutes, flip the brinjals to its uncooked side. Then cover and cook the brinjals for 3 minutes more.

bharwan baingan

3 minutes are over. Remove the lid. Press the brinjal with the spatula. They are now cooked aptly. Turn off the flame. Transfer them on a serving plate. Stuffed brinjals are now ready.

bharwan bainganServing:

Garnish this scrumptious and finger-licking stuffed brinjals with some green coriander sprigs and serve them steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha or rice. Enjoy!

stuffed baingan

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Bharwan Baingan Recipe - Stuffed Eggplant recipe stuffed baingan
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Brinjal – 300 grams (8-9) (small sized)
  • Mustard oil – 3-4 tbsp
  • Green coriander – 2-3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Turmeric powder – ⅓ tsp
  • Red chilly powder – ⅓ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Fennel powder – 2 tsp
  • Green chilly – 2 (finely chopped)
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Ginger baton – 1 inch (grated)
  • Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
  • Dry mango powder - ½ tsp
Instructions
  1. Wash the brinjals thoroughly with water. Drain out the excess water from it and allow them to dry out completely. Now take a brinjal and remove its stalk. Slit the brinjal making a cross keeping its one end joint. Place it in a bowl. Likewise, cut the remaining brinjals.
  2. Take coriander powder in a plate and add fennel powder, red chilly powder, turmeric powder, grated ginger, chopped green chilly, salt and dry mango powder into it. Mix all the ingredients really well. Filling is now ready. Take a brinjal and open it widely. Fill it generously with the masala stuffing. Slightly press the brinjal. Place it in a bowl. Likewise, stuff the remaining brinjals with the masala.
  3. Place a wok on flame and pour the mustard oil into it. You can use any other cooking oil. When the oil gets heated, add cumin seeds into it. As the cumin seeds splutters, add asafoetida into it. Now place the stuffed brinjals into it arranging them in single layer. Sprinkle the leftover masala as well. Cover and cook the brinjals for 4-5 minutes on low flame. Check later.
  4. After 5 minutes, remove the lid. Brinjals are roasted from beneath. Now carefully flip their sides. Again cover the wok and cook the brinjals for 5 more minutes on low flame. After 5 minutes, flip the brinjals to its uncooked side. Then cover and cook the brinjals for 3 minutes more. 3 minutes are over. Remove the lid. Press the brinjal with the spatula. They are now cooked aptly. Turn off the flame. Transfer them on a serving plate. Stuffed brinjals are now ready.
  5. Garnish this scrumptious and finger-licking stuffed brinjals with some green coriander sprigs and serve them steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha or rice. Enjoy!

 

Soya Chunks Stuffed Karela Recipe – Soya granules Bharwan Karela recipe

Soya Chunks Stuffed Karela Recipe – Soya granules Bharwan Karela recipe

Soya chunks stuffed karela is scrumptious and nutritious recipe of bitter gourds. Everyone pinch their nose when it comes to have bitter gourd but this stuffed bitter gourds will make them ask for more and more. It is very easy to prepare at home with bitter gourds, soya granules and few Indian aromatic spices. Soya chunks stuffed karela is super delicious.

You can prepare it for lunch or dinner as a side assortment. You must have prepared stuffed karela before but this time make soya chunks stuffed karela for your family. They will devour it for sure! So, try out making soya chunks stuffed karela with these easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Wash the bitter gourd twice or thrice thoroughly with water. Place them on a colander until they dries out completely. After that, take a bitter gourd and remove its stalk from both the ends. Scrape out its outer layer with the help of a knife.

soya stuffed karela

Slit the bitter gourd, keeping another side attached. Scrape out its seeds and pulp. Place it on a plate. Similarly, prepare the rest of the bitter gourds. Use that scraped out part and its skin for making stuffing. After that, apply salt overall on and inside the bitter gourds and its scraped part as well.

soya stuffed karelaMaking:

After ½ an hour, pour ½ cup of water into a vessel and place it on flame. Once the water starts boiling, put the soya granules into it. Turn off the flame and cover the vessel. Let the soya granules immersed in boiled water for 10 minutes until it turns puffy.

soya stuffed karela

Meanwhile, wash the bitter gourds. For this, take a bitter gourd and dip in into water and wash it thoroughly with hand. After that, lift it and squeeze out all it water completely. Place it on a plate. Similarly, wash the rest of the bitter gourds. This way, the bitterness of the gourd will get removed to some extent.

soya stuffed karela

Now put the scraped part of the bitter gourd into the water. Wash them nicely as well. Strain it through a sieve. Squeeze out the water by pressing it with a spoon. Transfer the scraped part into a bowl.

soya stuffed karela

Soya granules have puffed up. Now strain it through the sieve as well. Press the soaked soya granules with a spoon to squeeze out the excess water from it. Soya granules are now ready.

soya stuffed karela

To make stuffing, place a pan on flame and pour 2 tsp of oil in it. When the oil gets heated, add cumin seeds, asafoetida, turmeric powder and coriander powder into it. After that, add the scraped out part of the bitter gourds into the pan. Mix it really well.

soya stuffed karela

Now add soaked soya granules into the masala. Mix it well and add fennel powder, dry mango powder, red chilly powder and ¾ tsp of salt into it. Mix all the ingredients really well. Stir fry the stuffing for about 3-4 minutes until it dries out completely and become fragrant.

soya stuffed karela

Once the stuffing becomes fragrant and dry, turn off the flame. Transfer it to a plate. Stuffing is now ready. Allow it to cool down completely.

soya stuffed karela

After the stuffing cools down completely, stuff the bitter gourds. For that, take a bitter gourd and put a spoonful of stuffing into it. Press it gently and completely fill the bitter gourd with the stuffing. Place it in the bowl. Similarly, stuff the remaining bitter gourds.

soya stuffed karela

When the bitter gourds gets stuffed completely, shallow fry them. Heat a pan and pour the remaining oil into it. When the oil gets heated, place the bitter gourds into it, keeping the slit side up. Cover and cook the gourds for 3-4 minutes on low flame. Check later.

soya stuffed karela

After 3-4 minutes, gourds haven’t turned brown from beneath. Cover and cook it again for another 3-4 minutes. After 3-4 minutes are over, take off the lid. Bitter gourds have turned golden brown from beneath. It took 6-7 minutes to cook them from beneath. Carefully flip their sides otherwise all the stuffing will come out. Again cover and cook it for 3-4 minutes.

soya stuffed karela

After a while, take off the lid. Bitter gourds have turned golden brown from all the sides. It took 20-22 minutes to cook them aptly. Keep checking at a regular interval of 2-3 minutes so that they doesn’t burn and keep flipping them to their raw side and shallow fry them until they turns golden brown from all the sides.

soya stuffed karela

Soya granules stuffed bitter gourd is now ready to serve. Turn off the flame and transfer it to a serving plate.

soya stuffed karelaServing:

Serve these nutritious and scrumptious soya granules stuffed bitter gourd steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha, poori or any meal. You can keep it in refrigerator and have it for 3-4 days. Enjoy!

Suggestions

  • You can use any cooking oil instead of mustard oil.
  • Here we have used soya granules which is easily available in market but if you can’t find it then churn the soya chunks into coarse powder and use it similarly by soaking it in hot water.
  • You can tie the bitter gourds with white thread so that the stuffing doesn’t spills out.

Soya Chunks Stuffed Karela Recipe - Soya granules Bharwan Karela recipe soya stuffed karela
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Recipe type: Miscellaneous
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Bitter gourd – 250 grams (7 small sized)
  • Soya granules - ¼ cup
  • Mustard oil - ¼ cup
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Red chilly powder – ¼ tsp
  • Dry mango powder - ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Salt – 1.5 tsp or to taste
  • Fennel powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. Scrape the bitter gourd skin and pulp. Apply salt on bitter gourd and its pulp. Wash both of them.
  2. Immerse soya granules in boiled water for 10 minutes.
  3. Heat a pan with some oil and add cumin seeds, asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder, scraped out part of the bitter gourds into the pan. Mix it really well.
  4. Now add soaked soya granules, fennel powder, dry mango powder, red chilly powder and ¾ tsp of salt into it. Mix all the ingredients really well. Stuffing is now ready.
  5. Stuff the bitter gourds and shallow fry them till golden brown. Transfer it to a serving plate.
  6. Serve these nutritious and scrumptious soya granules stuffed bitter gourd steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha, poori or any meal. You can keep it in refrigerator and have it for 3-4 days. Enjoy!