Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Baigan Aaloo aur Adauri ke Milauni.

This is one of the lunch time favrouite dish in mithila goes well with bread and rice both. It is a mixed veg preparation with dumplings (Adauri). The compulsory body ingredients of this dish are Brinjal, Potato and Dumplings , however some people add white Raddish, Carrot, Tomatoes, Couli flower etc. a tempering of PanchFodan ( a combination of five spices ie Tori, Jeera, Methi, Mangraila or Kaluanji and Saunf ) adds extra flavour to the final product. All the vegetables are partly cooked separately first then mixed together and brought to boiling point.


Brinjal: 200 gms.
Potato: 150 gms.
Carrot: 100 gms
Tomato: 50 gm.
R. Oil: 20 ml.
Panch fodan ( Black mustard, Cumin, Fenugreek, Sweet fennel, Nigella) : 3-4 gms.
Coriander Pd: 10 gms.
Garlic paste: 10 gms
Salt : as per taste.
coriander leaves: 10 gms.


Wash and cut the brinjal and tomatoes into dices.
Boil Potatoes with jacket, Peel and break into pieces.
Cut carrot into dices and parboil.
Separately fry dumplings (Adauri) and take them aside.
Chop garlic fine


Heat oil in a pan and add the tempering of Panch fodan. When spices start crackeling add garlic chops and saute .
Put in Coriander Pd and Red chilliy pd ( optional) and fry till the flavour of raw masala goes off.
Add tomatoes and sweat it with a pinch of salt.
Now you can fry brinjals in the masala for a while.
Later put in potato mash and mix it well with the other ingredients. You can also add the boiled carrot and fried dumplings at this stage.
Stir and mix the ingredints well.
Add water and allow it to boil first and then simmer for 10 minutes
Serve hot with a topping of chopped coriander leaves.