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Vankaya (eggplant/brinjal) Kottimeera karam koora
From: Sirisha, Dearborn Heights, Michigan, USA

Mouthwatering, delicious and easy to cook

  • Takes 10-15 mts. to prepare and serves app. 10 -12 members
  • Eggplant / brinjals (fist size-12 or large indian style- 4)
  • cilantro - one small bunch
  • green chillies - 12 or 14
  • shredded coconut ( fresh or dry ) - 2 tbsp.
  • turmeric - pinch
  • salt to taste
  • 3-4 tbsp. of oil

If small brinjals cut once vertically and once horizantally to make 4 sections enabling to stuff .. if large ones .. cut to 1 inch pieces and place them in water.

Meanwhile girnd cilantro, green chillies & coconut adding salt and turmeric

Heat 2 tbsp. of oil in a pan

Add the cut brinjals .. stir fry for a while ( while using the fist size ones you may like to stuff the mixture and cook )

Now add the ground mixture, cover and cook until soft

Sprinkle a little bit of water to cook softly

Remove the lid and add 1 tbsp. of oil

Serve hot with rice