Serves 4

Ingredients
Small Brinjals - 1/2 kg Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Tomato - 1 Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
For Filling
Groundnuts - 100 gm (fried ones) Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 to 1 1/2 tsp Salt

Method

  1. Wash and clean the brinjals. Cut the stems off the brinjals leaving the leaf-like portion stuck on the brinjal.
  2. Cut the brinjals into four segments half way through it so that it's open at one end but intact at the other. Powder the ingredients for filling together.
  3. Give some time between grinds so that they don't become like paste. Stuff the powder into the brinjal Heat a kadai and pour oil.
  4. Add mustard seeds and allow to splutter. Add brinjals and turmeric powder and cook on medium heat.
  5. When the brinjal is nearly done add chopped tomatoes and let it cook till the curry is well done. Serve hot with Rice.
Nutrient Composition of the Dish
MACRONUTRIENTS MICRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 306 Carotene ( μg ) 136.4
Protein (g) 12.06 Vitamin C (mg) 15.0
Carbohydrate (g) 15.98 Mg (mg) 18.75
Fat (g) 21.43 Na (mg) 5.36
Fibre (g) 3.38 K (mg) 268.3
Minerals (g) 1.663 Mn (mg) 0.47
Calcium (mg) 91.0 Zn (mg) 1.30
Phosphorus (mg) 170.0 Cr (mg) 0.023
Iron (mg) 2.5

Modification

Use roasted groundnuts instead of fried groundnuts
Ingredients
Small Brinjals - 1/2 kg Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Tomato - 1 Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
For Filling
Groundnuts - 100 gm (fried ones) Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 to 1 1/2 tsp Salt
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
MACRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 201
Protein (g) 8.9
Carbohydrate (g) 12.71
Fat (g) 12.663
Fibre (g) 2.99
Minerals (g) 1.36