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{Made it for one of the pot-lucks at work}

Ingredients:

Sesame Seeds (Til) – 2 Tablespoon (fry them and grind them into powder)
Peanuts – 1 Handful (fry them and grind them into powder)
Cumin seeds (Jilkar) – 1 Teaspoon (fry them and grind them into powder, Add this at last)
Methi seeds – 1 pinch (powder)
Baingan (Brinjal) – 4 – 5
Onion – 1 Big
Tamarind – small lemon size. (Soaked in little water)
Mint (Pudhina) – Few leaves (Handful)
Green Chillies – 4 – 5 (depending on your taste)
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 teaspoon

Method:

  1. Fry separately Sesame seeds, Peanuts, Cumin seeds and Methi seeds and grind them separately into powder. 
  2. Now cut onion into small pieces and green chillies into two half’s. 
  3. Take a pan, pour 3 teaspoons of oil and put green chillies after 3 seconds put onions fry them well till it changes it colour to Golden brown. Now put Mint and fry for few seconds and turn off the stove. 
  4. After it cools put them (3) in Grinder, add ginger garlic paste, little turmeric powder (haldhi), red chilly powder, salt, Curry powder 1/2 teaspoon and grind them into thick paste. If required add little water. Remove it and keep it a side.  
  5. Make 4 slits vertically for each Baingan (do not cut it completely)  
  6. Keep them in microwave for 3 to 4 minutes and Remove them.  
  7. Take a pan pour 2 tablespoon of oil and put Baingan and fry them for few minutes.  
  8. Then add the Grinded material (4) and mix well, see that baingan does not break. 
  9. When it is well cooked add Tamarind water (little bit concentrated), mix them and let it be cooked for 6-7 minutes. 
  10. Now add Cumin powder and Methi powder and turn off the stove and Garnish with Cilantro leaves.
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