Saturday, August 22, 2009

Yennegai Badanekai / Stuffed Brinjal

Yennegai Badenekai & Jolad Rotti is very famous in North karnataka. We prepare this as our meal or dinner.

  • 6 Purple Brinjals
  • 1/2 cup Peanuts
  • 2 Tbsp Sesame seeds
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1 Garlic clove (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Red Chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp Temeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 cup Coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Jaggery
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste.
For seasoning:
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 Tsp Oil.


Heat the pan with oil, add cumin seeds allow them to splutter. Add onion and fry till they turn tender / brown color. Add peanuts, sesame seed and roast for minute or so. Add red chili powder,termeric powder, jaggery, salt to taste and fry for 1-2 minutes. Turn off the heat and let ti cool. Once its cool, grind with coriander leaves and little wat
er. Make paste (coarse paste so that you can stuff this).

Cut the brinjals diagonally, stuff the peanut masala. Heat the pan with oil, add mustard and cumin seeds allow them to splutter. Place these brinjal and little water and cook on low heat. close the pan with lid. Cook for 10-15 minutes or till they are tender.

Serve Yennegai with Jolad / Chapati


Anupama said...

This must be one famous dish, but I didn't know about it until I came to the US :-). Nice click!!!

Panchpakwan said...

Hi Anupama,
This recipe is famous in north Karnataka. We make this for meal or dinner.

Preeti Kashyap said...

I love brinjals and i love this dish. When I was studying in Dharwad, I would have this every weekend. Actually, the whole dharwad thali tastes so yummm

Shanthi Krishnakumar said...

So tempting. Wish to have immediately.

Pavithra Elangovan said...

Wow so tempting and really wish to have some.. first time to your blog u have lovely recipes keep going

Nithya said...

This is a lovely dish and sure it would be a super cool entry for the event.

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