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MENTHI VANKAYA KOORA - methi spiced brinjal fry

Feb-18-2016
Sujatha Ratnala
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
Serves
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ABOUT MENTHI VANKAYA KOORA - methi spiced brinjal fry RECIPE

Brinjal, the king of vegetables is famous for specialty dishes in Andhra. Tossed brinjal cubes in exotic methi masala – a simple and appetizing dish. It goes well with rice and rotis. Menthi Gunda Spice Proportion

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Stir fry
  • Roasting
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. methi GUNDA SPICE INGREDIENTS
  2. Chanadal (senaga pappu) - 1 big glass
  3. jeera - 1/6 glass
  4. Red chilies - 8
  5. Menthi seeds - 1 tsp
  6. sesame seeds (nuvvulu) - 2 tsp
  7. Brinjal - 4 medium size
  8. curry leaves
  9. 4 spoon methi gunda spice
  10. oil - 4 sp
  11. salt to taste

Instructions

  1. METHI GUNDA PREPARATION:
  2. Roast all the ingredients seperately in a kadai. After cooling, grind to a fine powder. Store in air tight container.
  3. CURRY PREPARATION:
  4. In case of baby brinjals, make 4 slits like in guttu vankaya koora. Otherwise, cut into medium sized chunks.
  5. In a nonstick pan, add 4 sp of oil. Add some curry leaves and allow it to fry. Add the brinjal chunks, salt and partially close with a lid. Allow it to roast for 10 minutes.
  6. Add little water and allow the brinjals to get completely cooked. Saute occasionally and add water if needed.
  7. When the water is almost reduced, add 4 tsp or Menthi Gunda powder and stir. Close with a lid and stir occasionally. Cook till water is completely reduced and the powder is well cooked.

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Reshmi Nair
Feb-22-2016
Reshmi Nair   Feb-22-2016

is menthi, methi?

Shini Prakash
Feb-22-2016
Shini Prakash   Feb-22-2016

Very nice and different dish dear! Will surely try to prepare this at home soon

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