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Lazees brinjal lazawab ( eggplant fitters in tomato curry )/ How To Make Stuffed Brinjal Curry

when I heard about brinjal fitters I found it so exiting that  I thought about a nice kofta curry made out of brinjal . My girls are not very fond of brinjal and I am sure that the picture is same in most of the houses . I tried almost all the possible dishes to make them eat it. Finally I gave up but this time I am pretty sure if you will try this interesting recipe they will like it and want you to cook it again . I am just crossing my fingers and including it in today's lunch menu lets see ...keep updating me what happened at your side :)  

Lazeez Brinjal lazawab 

For stuffed brinjal kofta (fitter)

Brinjal small round......6
Potatoes....................4 (boiled )
Paneer........................5 tbsp 
Green Chili ................1(chopped)
Green Coriander.........4 tbsp
Ginger garlic paste......2tsp
Chilli powder...............1/2 tsp
Coriander powder.......1/2tsp
Salt required
Sugar.......1/4 tsp
Raisins .......6-7
Gram flour ........1cup

For tomato gravy ....

Onion .........1 big 
Tomatoes .............4 
Green chilli.............2
Cumin seeds...........1/2 tsp
Chilli powder..........1/2 tsp
Coriander powder....1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder.......1/4 tsp
Salt required 
Garam masala .......1/4 tsp 

Method ..

Peel and mash boiled potatoes , add crumbled cottage cheese , chopped green chili. keep aside.
Hot oil in a pan add ginger garlic paste sauté for a minute and add potato mixture in it add all other dry ingredients except gram flour .
Wash and slit brinjal longitudinally very carefully it should not split apart , oil the surface of brinjal with mustard oil, preheat oven at 200*c and roast brinjal till tender ( you can deep fry brinjal if you want  ) 
When pulp is become tender scoop out pulp carefully and mash it properly add this pulp in potato mixture .
Fill stuffing mixture in a cavity . While doing this you have to be little careful do not apart brinjal from each other .
Make a batter out of gram flour and salt with adequate water to form flowing consistency and beat it nicely.
Now dip each filled brinjal in it and deep fry in moderate hot oil till brown and crisp. These koftas or fitters are crunchy and tasty you can enjoy  it like snacks also with green chutney . 

For gravy..

Nicely roast tomatoes on fire by inserting a barbecue stick or a fork in tomatoes . It is done when cover of tomatoes crack and burn. 
Peel cover and chop tomatoes finely.
In a skillet heat oil , add cumin seeds, chopped ginger , chopped garlic and chopped onion in it . Stir for 3-4 min till onion turn light brown . Add chopped roasted tomatoes in it and stir nicely , add all dry ingredients and cook till oil separate. Add just a little water and cook for 2 more minutes .

How to serve..

Put gravy In a square serving dish and arrange brinjal koftas on it . Garnish with green coriander and serve hot with lachcha parantha or romali roti.


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