Gutti Vankaya Kura / Stuffed Brinjal Curry

Veg Vegan Meat

Gutti Vankaya Kura/Koora is a tasty curry dish authentic to Andhra, India. It is usually made with special peanut masala powder and brinjal and served with roti, parotta, chapati, rice, and biryani.

Gutti Vankaya Kura / Stuffed Brinjal Curry

YIELD

3 people

TYPE

Veg Curry

TIME

35 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

STEP

1

Take the baby brinjals and make an X shaped cut in the middle. Make sure not to cut very deep till the end which may result in the breaking of brinjals while stuffing or cooking

STEP

2

Add 1 cup of hot water, salt to the brinjals and soak them in a bowl for 15 minutes. Then wash and reserve it for later use

STEP

3

In a pan with medium heat, add peanuts and fry until it turns crisp

STEP

4

Add dry red chili, coriander seeds, white sesame seeds, cumin seeds, cinnamon sticks, cardamom, cloves, desiccated coconut, and toss everything until it turns aromatic

STEP

5

Transfer the mixture to the blender and grind it into a coarse powder

STEP

6

Stuff in the masala powder in all the brinjals and keep it aside for later use

STEP

7

In a pan with medium heat, pour oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chili, curry leaves and allow them to splutter

STEP

8

Add the onions and saute until it turns soft

STEP

9

Add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, salt, and give a nice mix

STEP

10

Now add the tomatoes and sauté until they turn mushy

STEP

11

Add the stuffed brinjal and give a quick stir

STEP

12

Now add the remaining leftover masala powder and give a thorough mix

STEP

13

Add water and give a good mix

STEP

14

Close the pan with the lid and cook for 10 to 15 minutes

STEP

15

Now open the lid and add the coriander leaves and give a final stir

STEP

16

Now the delicious Gutti Vankaya Kura/curry is ready for you to taste and enjoy

STEP

17

Serve this delicious Gutti Vankaya Kura with parotta, roti, or rice