Stuffed Eggplant - "Bharwa Baingan"

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18Ingredients
55Minutes
250Calories

Ingredients

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  • 6 baby eggplants (washed, stalk trimmed and partially slit into quarters)
  • 2 medium potatoes (boiled-peeled- diced into big cubes, optional)
  • 3 tablespoons flour (Roasted Bengal gram)
  • 3 tablespoons peanut (Roasted, coarsely powdered)
  • 2 teaspoons coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 3 tablespoons dessicated coconut (grated)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic (very finely)
  • 1 teaspoon amchur (powder)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 3/4 teaspoon black mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3 pinches asafoetida
  • salt (to taste)
  • 5 tablespoons olive (/canola oil)
  • coriander (Fresh chopped, to garnish)
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    Directions

    1. To roasted gram-flour, add peanut powder,coriander, cumin, turmeric, red chilli powders,amchur, sesame seeds, asafoetida, chopped garlic, coconut and chopped garlic in a bowl. Mix well.
    2. Fill the slits in the eggplants with this spice mixture. Keep aside. Do not worry if the mixture is still left. Its always used in the curry.
    3. In a pressure cooker, add diced potatoes eggplants and cook for upto 3 whistles. Once cool remove.
    4. Heat the oil in a pan (on a medium flame) till hot. Now add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and cook till spluttering stops. Now add these eggplants and gently stir.Add the left over spice mixture. Cover & cook till the eggplants are done. Stir occasionally but do it gently to avoid knocking the filling out of the eggplants.
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    NutritionView More

    250Calories
    Sodium13% DV300mg
    Fat12% DV8g
    Protein16% DV8g
    Carbs14% DV42g
    Fiber48% DV12g
    Calories250Calories from Fat70
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat8g12%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium300mg13%
    Potassium1110mg32%
    Protein8g16%
    Calories from Fat70
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate42g14%
    Dietary Fiber12g48%
    Sugars6g12%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C45%
    Calcium8%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.