In tamil, they are called as mochai ,in gujarati surti papdi and inMarathi Vaal. Few days before i had posted Avarekalu Mixture and today its going to be" Avarekalu Saagu / Field Beans Gravy / Mochai Beans Curry "
Spice is added in three different places, as green chilies, inmarinade and finallyin the gravy. Well with our relatives at home, it was only natural we will anyway plan for something special, however with her warning, we surely had to make nothing else
It can be cooked light with less spices like kalojeera, halud, kancha lonka jhol [onion seeds, turmeric and green chili tempering] and with rich spices like doi sorshe makha [mustard seed paste and sour curd gravy] for very special occasions
Over medium heat, cook covered till the brinjals are tender and the gravy is thick. Bharli Vangi or Bharleli Vangi (Stuffed BrinjalsinMarathi) is a popular Maharashtrian dish that is chockful of taste because the masala used for filling uses a range of fragrant and flavorful spices, including the uniquely Maharashtrian Goda Masala