Karnataka Style Badanekai Yennegai Gojju Recipe (Stuffed Brinjal Recipe)

Small Brinjals stuffed with whole lot of rich and ground masala which is sauteed and can be served as a gravy to a chapathi.

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Karnataka Style Badanekai Yennegai Gojju Recipe (Stuffed Brinjal Recipe)

Karnataka Style Badanekai Yennegai Gojju Recipe (Stuffed Brinjal Recipe) being the signature dish of “North Karnataka” are stuffed with brinjal also called as eggplant and fried in oil. The dish has a whole lot of rich and ground masala flavor to the gravy itself. At Archana’s Kitchen we have made it by consuming less oil by sautéing well on the pan itself.

Serve the Karnataka Style Badanekai Yennegai Gojju Recipe (Stuffed Brinjal Recipe) along with Palak Makki Ki Roti Recipe (Spicy Spinach Corn Meal Flat Bread Recipe) or some Steamed Rice

If you are looking for more brinjal recipes here are some 

  1. Kathirikai Podi Curry Recipe (Roasted Brinjal with Spices)
  2. Badanekaayi Gojju (Brinjal Curry) Recipe
  3. Gutti Vankaya Recipe - Andhra Style Stuffed Brinjal

Cuisine: North Karnataka
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

55 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 6 Small Eggplant (Brinjal) , quatered
  • 1 Onion , sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • Cooking oil
  • Salt , to taste
  • For the Masala
  • 1 cup Pearl onions
  • 1 teaspoon Shahi jeera
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 4 Dry red chillies
  • 2 teaspoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds)
  • 2 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Raw Peanuts
  • 2 tablespoon Fresh coconut
  • 18 grams Tamarind
  • 1 teaspoon Jaggery , powdered

Directions for Karnataka Style Badanekai Yennegai Gojju Recipe (Stuffed Brinjal Recipe)

  1. We begin making the Karnataka Style Badanekai Yennegai Gojju Recipe (Stuffed Brinjal Recipe) by dry roasting the ingredients like jeera seeds, coriander seeds, peanuts, dry red chillies, poppy seeds, cloves and cinnamon stick.

  2. Add all these ingredients into a grinder along with coconut, onions, tamarind and jaggery into a nice smooth paste. You can add little water while grinding but not a lot.

  3. Now Stuff the ground masala into the brinjal and keep it aside. Keep the left over masala also to add it into the gravy.

  4. Heat a flat skillet with oil, crackle some mustard seeds and then add these stuffed brinjal and fry them well till it becomes soft. Move them carefully without breaking them. You can cover and cook it as well.

  5. Once the brinjal is half cooked, add the remaining masala with 1/2 cup water and cook on a medium heat. Cook till the masala becomes thick and the brinjal gets cooked thoroughly.

  6. You can skip this process and add all the masala and cook it in a pressure cooker as well with water for about 3 whistle. Then keep sautéing till the masala thickens. 

  7. Once done sprinkle with some chopped coriander leaves and serve.

  8. Serve the Karnataka Style Badanekai Yennegai Gojju Recipe (Stuffed Brinjal Recipe) along with Palak Makki Ki Roti Recipe (Spicy Spinach Corn Meal Flat Bread Recipe) or some Steamed Rice.

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