Brinjal Kateri is a vegetable that is purple/green in color. It is rich source of water and fibre. It is known by multiple names like brinjal in India, aubergine in the UK, eggplant in the US.
100grams of Brinjal has:
- Fats: 0.2 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
- Sodium: 2 mg
- Carbohydrates: 6 g
- Potassium: 229 mg
- Proteins: 1 g
- It possesses compounds that can prevent the onset of cancer
- Brinjal helps in keeping blood circulation at the right level
- Including brinjal in your diet nourishes the brain as well.
- As it contains a lot of fibre and is good for digestive system.
1. Brinjal Kateri
Ingredients: ½ cup gram flour, 3-4 tbsp oil, ½ cup buttermilk, ½ tsp turmeric powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, 2 brinjal Kateri, ¼ tsp garlic powder, salt, ½ tsp red pepper powder
Cooking Steps: Take 2 cups of water in a big bowl and dip disks of brinjal kateri in water and keep them in the other bowl.
In another bowl, add buttermilk and salt. Now dip those disks of Brinjal in the buttermilk and now again keep them aside.
Now add gram flour and all spices (according to the ingredients) in a bowl and double coat the brinjal slices. On the other hand, heat the pan and fry till it gets crisp and turn golden from both sides.
2. Stuffed Baby Brinjal Kateri
Ingredients: Cashew nuts, red chili, salt, tamarind pulp, oil, Brinjal
Cooking Steps: You need to cut the Brinjal from the centre, add red chili, salt, cashew nuts, tamarind, and then put that in the gravy of onion-tomato.
Leave it for 5-7 minutes on a medium flame, and your dish is ready to serve.