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Barauni

Brinjal bhajias dunked in yogurt, flavoured with a spicy masala

Recipe by devika of delhi, IN

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings


    • a pinch Asafoetida
    • 4 Brinjals, cut into roundels
    • 2 Potatoes
    • 2 tbsp Cornflour/ corn starch
    • Oil to deep fry
    • 1/2 cup Gram flour (besan)
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 tbsp Ginger paste
    • 1 tbsp Garlic paste
    • 2 Green chillies, chopped
    • 2 tsp Whole dry red chilli, crushed
    • 2 cup Yogurt
    • 1/2 tbsp Black peppercorns
    • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
    • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
    • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
    • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste
    • 1 Green capsicum, seeded and diced
    • Tomatoes, seeded and diced

    Directions

    1. Dab the julienne potatoes in cornstarch. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry the potato julienne. Drain onto an absorbent paper and keep aside.
    2. Make a thick batter of gram flour, salt, ginger paste, garlic paste, half the chopped green chillies, half the crushed red chillies and water.
    3. Heat the oil in the kadai. Dip the brinjal roundels in the batter and deep fry. Drain them onto an absorbent paper and then put them in water.
    4. Mix together yogurt, remaining chopped green chillies and salt.
    5. Dry roast peppercorns, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and powder them. Add asafoetida, rock salt and rest of the crushed red chillies.
    6. Take out the brinjal roundels from water and gently press to remove water. Arrange in a dish.
    7. Pour the yogurt mixture over the brinjal roundels. Sprinkle the spice powder generously over them.
    8. Garnish with capsicum, tomato cubes and potato juliennes and serve.

    Comments

    shamama

    shamama

    lovely one Devika! i'll try it soon.

    devika

    devika

    IT IS A VERY DELICIOUS RECIPE.... I HOPE YOU ALL WILL LIKE MY RECIPE VERY MUCH...

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