Jeena Vengima Paneer Sathe Bhunjela ( Baked Baby Brinjals )
|Punjabi paneer||200 Gram|
|Nutmeg powder||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
1. Soak the halved brinjals in salted water after scooping the flesh from the centre with a sharp knife.
2. Mix the cornflour in three tablespoons of water, add to the milk with two tablespoons of butter and cook over a medium flame till a thick white sauce or roux is made. Add 50 gms. cheese and taste for salt. Mix in the nutmeg powder and sage.
3. Remove the brinjal pieces from the salted water and pat them dry with a cloth. Stuff as much paneer as you can in each hollow. Cover with the sauce and sprinkle the grated cheese.
4. Grease a tray with the remaining tablespoon of butter and arrange the brinjal pieces on it. Heat oven to 375Ã‚Â°F and place the brinjals in the oven after ten minutes. Bake till the brinjal topping is golden brown.