Friday, June 8, 2012

Gobi manchurian




Vaingya Bharit (Baingan Ka Bharta)

Vaingya Bharit is one of the common dishes prepared in Goan kitchen. I have grown a few brinjal plants in my backyard ,they are the long varieties but the recipe here calls for the nice round brinjal.
We have two versions cooked in our home with & without Oil.
Local Variety Of Brinjal

Version 1 (my Version)

Ingredients:
1large Brinjal/
2-4 Green chillies
1 large Onion chopped finely
 Salt to taste
1/2 cup finely grated Coconut (choon)
Handful Chopped  Coriander leaves for garnishing

Method:
Roast the brinjal on a gas burner or grill in your OTG till the skin turns black,don't overdo but see that its well roasted .Once roasted let it cool.
Roasted brinjal
While it cools prepare rest of ingredients,In a bowl add green chillies and onion finely chopped.
Peel and mash the Brinjal add it to the bowl.Next add salt ,grated coconut and mash the mixture well garnish with chopped Coriander & Enjoy it on a good rainy day... :)

Version 2 (my mother in law)

Ingredients
1large Brinjal/
2-4 Green chillies
1 large Onion chopped finely
1flake of garlic
 Salt to taste
1/2 cup finely grated Coconut (choon)
1 tablespoon Oil
1/2 tsp Garam masala
1/2 tsp chilli powder
a pinch of tumeric
Handful Chopped Coriander leaves for garnishing

Method:

Roast,Peel and Mash the brinjal as in above mentioned recipe.
In a wok add oil add garlic flake,chopped chillies ,and chopped onion fry for a minute on medium flame till onion turns pink in colour,Now add salt,turmeric, chilly powder,garam masala ,stir and fry again for a minute add mashed brinjal stir and mash well.
Turn off the gas .mix in  grated coconut and Garnish with coriander..Voila!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
my Mother in law's recipe is ready to serve...