Brinjal Stuffed with Goan Prawns Balchao | How to make Brinjal Stuffed with Goan Prawns Balchao

By Nayana Palav  |  10th Sep 2017  |  
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  • Prep Time

    30

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  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    5

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About Brinjal Stuffed with Goan Prawns Balchao Recipe

This spicy prawns Balchao is from the beautiful tropical coast of Goa. It was apparently introduced by the Portugese when they colonized Goa. I stuffed prawns balchao in brinjals.l

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Brinjal Stuffed with Goan Prawns Balchao

Ingredients to make Brinjal Stuffed with Goan Prawns Balchao

  • 5 Brinjals
  • 1/2 kilograms Prawns
  • 2 onion large
  • 2 tomatoes
  • Half cup grated coconut
  • 6 curry leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 8 cloves of garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 6 dried red chillies
  • 4 green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper corns
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 5 cloves
  • 4 GREEN cardamom
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • salt as per taste.
  • 4 tablespoon oil
  • Handful fresh green coriander

How to make Brinjal Stuffed with Goan Prawns Balchao

  1. Clean and devein the prawns. Put the prawns in a bowl and sprinkle salt and turmeric powder on them. Set them aside.
  2. Roast the dry red chillies, coconut, green chillies, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, peppercorns, cardamom, turmeric, cloves and cinnamon till they begin to release their aroma. Remove from heat and cool. Grind the ginger, garlic and roasted spices into a smooth paste using the vinegar.
  3. Heat the vessel on a medium flame, add oil, asafoetida, curry leaves, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, now add onions, fry the onions till light brown.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and fry until the tomatoes are soft.
  5. Now add marinated Prawns. Mix well.
  6. Now add the balchao masala. Mix well.
  7. Cook for 5 minutes. Your Prawns Balchao is ready.
  8. Wash the brinjals. Leave the stalk on and slit them from the base to near the stalk taking care not to cut through. 
  9. stuff the brinjals with the prawns balchao and keep aside.
  10. Heat the oil in a vessel and add the chopped onions and fry till light brown on medium heat. Add the remaining balchao masala and stuffed brinjals and fry them on all side for 10 minutes.
  11. Add 1 cup water. Cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes stirring occasionaly in between to prevent sticking. Add chopped fresh coriander.
  12. Now your delicious and spicy prawns balchao stuffed brinjal is ready.
  13. Serve hot with rice roti aka bhakari, Chapatis or ghavane.

My Tip:

You can use other veggies e.g. bitter gourd. Instead of prawns you can use chicken kheema or mutton kheema for stuffing

Reviews for Brinjal Stuffed with Goan Prawns Balchao (4)

Astha Gulati2 years ago

It's really nice.
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Nayana Palav
2 years ago
Thank you

Triveni Patil2 years ago

Superbbbbb, great effort ur all rcps r innovative... Great job ..
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Nayana Palav
2 years ago
Thank you

Avinash Ashirgade2 years ago

Mastch. Temtating dish.
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Nayana Palav
2 years ago
Thank You

Anvita Amit2 years ago

wow....
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Nayana Palav
2 years ago
Thank you

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