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Friday, September 24, 2010

VANKAYA- MENTHI KARAM- KURA

VANKAYA -MENTHI KARAM -KURA
Vankaya/brinjal ,with menthi karam kura is a variety among the stuffed curries and tastes well with hot steamed rice.
Materials:

For menthikaram powder  powder:
Urad daal 2 tsp
Methi seeds 1/4 th tsp
Jeera 1/4 th tsp
Red chillies 12 nos
or adjust
Hing a pinch
Oil 1/2 tsp
Place a pan on the stove,add oil and after it is heated add all the materials and fry them till urad daal turns a little  light brown,remove from the fire.Let it cool.After it is cool,dry grind the powder ,mix salt and keep it aside.
For curry:
Menthi karam powder 2 tbsp
Vankayalu/brinjals 12 to 15 nos
Onions chopped 1/2 cup
Tamarind paste 1 tsp
Salt
Oil 2 to 3 tbsp
Wash brinjals well and cut them into 4 halves with the end of brinjal is intact.Just like we cut for stuffed brinjal curry.Now take 2  tbsp of the powder (if u dont like more spicy reduce the amount of the powder,if u like spicy add a little more)and stuff in to the brinjals.Now place another pan on the stove add 2 to 3 tbsp oil to it and place all the stuffed brinjals and chopped onions in to it.Cook it in a low flame with covering the pan with a lid.If u want it more soft add half cup of water.If the curry is cooked with a lid on the water vapour is enough to cook the curry itself.Lastly after the curry is cooked n turned soft add tamarind paste and mix it, now  let it cook for 2 to 3 min more.Then switch off the stove and transfer in to a serving bowl.
Ideal for chapathis, rotis or rice.

5 comments:

  1. Looks delicious..love to have with some rice!

    US Masala

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  2. Arrey Wah.. Idi na fav recipe.. choosthene norooruthondi.. thanks for sharing kanthi garu :)

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  3. menthi vankaya chala bagundi ...choostene norooruthundi ...yummy

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  4. different recipe! worth trying!

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  5. Very nice recipe. I will try it soon.

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