Andhra Pradesh Egg Plant Masala

Egg Plant Masala (Brinjal)

Serves 4

Ingredients
Onions - 2 (cut lengthwise) Turmeric powder- 1/ 4tsp
Tomato - 2 (chopped) Asafetida
Garlic- 4 flakes Salt
Grated Coconut- 1/2 cup 2 tbs Oil
Roasted fenugreek seeds- 1/8 tsp Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Tamarind- A pinch Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Small Egg plants- 6 Chopped cilantro (coriander) leaves
Red chilli powder- 1 tsp

Method

  1. Grind the first 6 ingredients into a smooth paste. Cut the top from the egg plant and split it into 4.
  2. Heat oil in pan add mustard seeds. When it starts to pop add cumin seeds. Then add the egg plant and fry for few minutes.
  3. Then add the ground masala paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, asafetida and salt.
  4. Mix well and pour little water. Lower the heat and cook until the egg plant is done and the gravy becomes thick.
  5. Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves.
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
MACRONUTRIENTS MICRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 180 Carotene ( μg ) 143.3
Protein (g) 4.62 Vitamin C (mg) 11.75
Carbohydrate (g) 11.45 Mg (mg) 17.03
Fat (g) 12.85 Na (mg) 6.48
Fibre (g) 2.32 K (mg) 218.3
Minerals (g) 0.98 Mn (mg) 0.23
Calcium (mg) 63.23 Zn (mg) 0.42
Phosphorus (mg) 103.25 Cr (mg) 0.012
Iron (mg) 1.60

Modification

Reduce coconut
Ingredients
Onions- 2 (cut lengthwise) Turmeric powder- 1/ 4tsp
Tomato - 2 (chopped) Asafetida
Garlic- 4 flakes Salt
Grated Coconut- 25 g 2 tbs Oil
Roasted fenugreek seeds- 1/8 tsp Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Tamarind- A pinch Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
Small Egg plants- 6 Chopped cilantro (coriander) leaves
Red chilli powder- 1 tsp
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
MACRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 152
Protein (g) 4.34
Carbohydrate (g) 10.63
Fat (g) 10.25
Fibre (g) 2.1
Minerals (g) 0.91