No of portion: 4, Approximate Duration: 12 mins for each (excluding soaking time), Cuisine: Indian (Andhra style)
Clean and cut the baby brinjal (put a plus mark in each Brinjal and check for the worms) and deep fry in high flame, till glossy and little tender. Strain and keep it aside.
Make a paste all the masala ingredients together, using with little water as required.
Heat ¼ cup of oil in a pan add onion and sauté till little brown, then add ginger garlic paste, curry leaves and sauté well.
Then add ground masala paste and stir well continuously till the fat will separates. (When the Rogan comes out).
Next add the tamarind paste, salt, turmeric, red chili powder and Ajinomoto then mix well, and then add the fried baingans. Turn around for a few times. Then add required water. And allow to boil on simmer for about 5 minutes as on closed with lid.
Once oil will separate then switch off the flame, and serve hot.
|Grated dry coconut(or roast with masala)||2cup|
|Sesame seeds, roasted||2tsp|
|Baingans the small variety||250 Gms|
|Oil||for deep fry|
|Onions-finely chopped||½ cup|
|Ginger paste||¼ cup|
|Tamarind paste||2 tbsp|
|Turmeric powder||¼ tsp|
|Red chili powder||½ tsp|