Friday, August 21, 2009

Stuffed Ennaikathirikai


STUFFED ENNAI KATHIRIKKAI

Ennai kathirikai.. as I call and as everyone calls..O man nothing comes to this taste when one thinks about a south indian recipe/curry.

This recipe goes with hot rice or even tastes good when served with Dosa/ idli.I remember the rainy days when Mom makes this as a dinner with boiling hot rice. I always love to eat this curry with rice which gives a sizzling sound in my toungue.

I miss all those days when it used to rain and mom makes thsi every alternative day for dinner atleast for me!!I miss you mom.

Here goes the Recipe:

Ingredients:
small purple brinjals - 10 (slit into + so its cut in between)
finely grated coconut - 1/4 cup
tamarind paste - 2 tsp
salt to taste
red chilli powder - 1 tsp
salt to taste
pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
corriander powder - 1/2 tsp
cloves - 2 -3
onion - 2
oil - to fry




Method:
- add oil in a pan
- add cliced onions, cloves and fry
- add the salt, coconut, red chili powder, corriander powder, pepper powder
- fry
- add tamarind paste
- fry well
- grind them to a fine paste
- avoid adding water until necessary while grinding
- stuff this paste into the inside of the brinjal- in a pan add oil- add all the brinjals
- add the remaining masala's
- fry well for 4 - 5 mins
- add water and close the pan with a lid
- when the brinjals are cooked and teh water has become thicker, remove and serve



This recipe goes for the EVENT :

Viki's Kitchen

1 comment:

Valarmathi said...

Wow that looks so yummy.