Guthi Venkai


500 gm brinjal
500 gm dhania powder
100 gm chilli powder, 10 gm turmeric
150 ml mango pickle (chopped)
Salt to taste
50 gm peanut powder
50 gm roasted dal powder, 1 tsp asafoetida
25 gm fried cashewnut powder
5 gm mustard seeds
1 gm methi seeds
3 gm Bengal gram
3 gm urad dal
2 gm jeera, 5 red chillies
100 gm onion, 2 sprigs curry leaves



Take brinjal and split into four. Do not separate. Add all the powders to the pickle and mix properly. Stuff this mixture into the brinjal and steam for five minutes. Remove and keep aside. Heat oil, add all dry spices, chopped onion, ginger-garlic paste and fry till golden brown. Mix steamed brinjal with this mixture and serve hot, garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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