Bharli Vangi Recipe -Stuffed Brinjals - Maharashtrian Recipe - Masala Trails With Smita Deo

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Mar. 22, 2023

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Bharli Vangi or Stuffed Brinjals originates from the state of Maharashtra. It is very delicious and has a very tangy, sweet, sour and spicy taste to it. So make this amazing main course recipe at home, with chef Smita Deo.


7 8 eggplants
2 cups of fresh coconut grated
1 tbsp chilli powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
3 green chillies
1½ tbsp goda masala (recipe follows)
Tamarind to the size of half a lemon
1½ tbsp jaggery
½ cup finely chopped coriander
Salt to taste
3 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
A pinch of asafetida
A few curry leaves
2 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tbsp dry coconut grated
1 tsp white sesame seeds
1 tsp black sesame seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp black cumin seeds
½” cinnamon stick
3 cloves
Seeds of 1 black cardamom
4 dry red chillies
¼ tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp oil.



- Roast the coconut and coriander seeds without oil

- Roast the rest of the ingredients in oil

- Cool all the ingredients and grind to a fine powder


-Give deep slits in the eggplant and place them in water

-In a blender add fresh coconut,some roasted peanut powder,jaggery, red chilli powder, green chillies, turmeric, goda masala, tamarind and salt.

-Grind it into a very fine paste. Add little water so that the paste is thick.

-Keep the paste aside in a bowl and add fresh coriander leaves

-Now stuff the masala into the brinjals

-Heat oil in a pan, once it is hot add mustard seeds, once the seeds start popping add hing, curry leaves and add the stuffed bring and the left over masala.

-Mix it well and also add some water

-Cover it with a lid and let it cook

-Bharli vangi is ready to be served..

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4