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Ennai Badnekayi

Preethi Prasad
0 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Ennai Badnekayi RECIPE

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Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 15 medium size Eggplant washed and dried
  2. salt to taste
  3. For masala:
  4. 2 Tsp - Toor dal/ Yellow Pigeon Peas
  5. 2 Tsp - Channa dal/Bengal Gram
  6. 2 Tsp - Moong Dal/ green gram Dal
  7. 2 Tsp - Urad Dal/ black gram skinned
  8. 1 Tsp - jeera/ Cumin
  9. 1Tbsp - Dhania/ coriander
  10. 8 to 10 - Dry Red Chillies
  11. 1/4 Tsp - Methi/ fenugreek
  12. 150 Gms - peanuts
  13. 1 - lemon size Tamrind


  1. Dry roast all the ingredients on medium flame separately. Ensure they don’t burn. Allow it to cool. Blend all the ingredients to a fine powder. Add salt to taste.
  2. Slit the Eggplant into 4 parts and stuff the dry masala generously. Repeat the process for all of them. Keep the excess dry Masala aside.
  3. Heat 2 Tbsp of oil in a wok. Place all the stuffed eggplants and roast on medium flame till they become tender. Add water to the excess masala and make a watery mixture. Once the brinjals are soft and tender, pour this mixture.
  4. Add salt to taste. Let it simmer for 5 minutes. The mixture will start getting thick. Mix well and switch off the flame.
  5. Garnish with Fresh Coriander and serve hot with Phulkas or Rotis.

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Subramanyam Srinivasan
Subramanyam Srinivasan   Oct-03-2015

delicious yammi taste

bina bedi
bina bedi   Oct-02-2015

Which State is this dish from ? Seems delicious !!

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