Big onion -3medium
Ginger-1 small piece
Curry leaves-1 string
Salt – to taste
Thick coconut milk-1/4 cup
Coconut Oil-for frying
Take one big brinjal and cut lengthwise.(take middle portion into 2 thick pieces.)
Marinate with chilly powder,turmeric powder and salt for 1 hour.
Make a fine paste of pepper ,ginger ,garlic ,chilli powder,green chilli,turmeric powder ,curry leaves
Heat a pan.Saute onions ..When it become light golden colour add ground paste and saute for 3-4 minutes in low flame or until the raw smell of the masala goes ..
Now add chopped tomato and salt..Saute till the tomatoes are done..
Finally add coconut milk.Mix well and remove from the fire and keep aside
After one hour shallow fry the marinated brinjal pieces.
Take clean banana leaf..Slightly smoke the leaf over the flame.If u don’t have banana leaf u can use aluminium foil or baking paper.Put small portion of onion gravy in the leaf and keep the brinjal fry and top it with another portion of the gravy…Again do the same for the rest of the pieces ..Wrap the brinjal by folding the leaf.
Heat a nonstick pan .Place these banana wraps and cook well both sides in low flame .about 20 minutes.
U can change the spice according to ur convenience
This is a lovely recipe! bookmarked! In fact I think i can try it out for dinner today… 🙂
Great …. 🙂
Wow the recipe looks very authentic and tasty!