Moms Kitchen - Andhra Recipes

Moms Kitchen - Andhra Recipes

June 20, 2006

Stuffed Brussel Sprouts curry

When I first stepped in singapore, I was wondering what these could be. I thought they were baby cabbages and later realised that these are called brussel sprouts. Its been a long time that I'm watching them, so lets give a try I thought.

Brussel sprouts look like small cabbages but are sweeter. An amazing source of vitamins K, C , A , B6 and also contains folic acid and fibre too.

They taste wonderful, but make sure that they are not overcooked. Doing so produces strong flavor and smell.

Choose the ones that are firm, green and not too large.

Ingredients

Brussel sprouts - 16
green chillies - 6 (slit length wise)
curry leaves - 1 sprig
turmeric - 1 tsp
salt to taste.

for the stuffing

roasted bengal gram - 1 cup (vepudu senagapappu)
dhaniyalu - 1 tb sp (coriander seeds)
jeera - 1 tb sp
red chillies - 12
salt - 2 tsps

How to cook

1. Heat a pan and dry fry roasted bengal gram, dhaniyalu, jeera, red chillies for 5 mts.

2. Allow to cool and grind it to coarse powder and set aside. Left over powder can be stored in an air tight container for use later.

3. Wash brussel sprouts and remove the outer leaves.

4. Split them into four halves (into plus shape) and set aside.

5. stuff the ground powder slowly into each brussel sprout carefully without breaking them. use your left hand to separate the slits and right hand to stuff the powder.

6. Heat 4 tb sps of oil in a kadhai, Add green chillies, curry leaves. fry them for 2 mts.

7. Arrange stuffed brussel sprouts in the pan, sprinkle turmeric, salt (adjust accordingly as the stuffing already has salt) and cover with a lid. Allow to cook on its own steam for 6 - 7 mts.

8. Remove the lid add 3 tb sps of ground powder and cover with a lid for 2 mts again.

9. Add 1/2 cup of water, bring to boil and lower the flame. Allow to cook till thick gravy is formed. Serve hot with rice or chapathi.

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8 Comments:

At June 22, 2006 at 10:20 AM , Blogger archana said...

That's a very nice idea,i have stuffed bringals before, but never did this. Thank you for posting the recipe. I am visiting you for the first time, and your blog looks very nice. Will check it out often.

 
At June 22, 2006 at 8:42 PM , Blogger Sowjanya said...

Thanks for dropping by archana. I would definetely come up with more recipes. :-)

 
At June 23, 2006 at 4:06 AM , Blogger shammi said...

Stuffed brussels sprouts is a GREAT idea! I love sprouts! Thanks for the recipe, Sowjanya :)

 
At June 24, 2006 at 5:00 AM , Blogger gattina said...

Sowjanya,
oh you're a wonderful cook! I'd like to try this stuffed sprout as I think I have the ingredients available here :)
Great blog!

 
At June 27, 2006 at 11:10 PM , Blogger Sowjanya said...

Thanks gattina.

 
At July 5, 2006 at 4:41 AM , Blogger Menu Today said...

Hi Soujanya,
Nice blog. I will try it soon. Very creative.

 
At November 15, 2006 at 9:33 PM , Anonymous Shree said...

Wow never thought you could cook Brussel sprouts like this :)
Have to try this one out...

 
At August 1, 2008 at 1:08 PM , Blogger Kotharu said...

Thanks for giving this.We will try it

 

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