Bagara Baingan

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 tbsp - sesame seeds
  • 1 handful - peanuts
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 pinch - methi seeds
  • 4 - 5 - baingan (Brinjal)
  • 1 big - onion
  • small lemon size - tamarind (Soaked in little water)
  • mint (pudhina) - few leaves (handful)
  • 4 - 5 - green chillies (depending on your taste)
  • 1 tsp - ginger garlic paste

How to Make Bagara Baingan

  • Fry separately the sesame seeds, peanuts, cumin seeds and methi seeds and grind them separately to a powder.
  • Now cut onion into small pieces and green chillies into two halves.
  • Take a pan, pour 3 tsps of oil and put green chillies.
  • Then put onions, fry them well till it changes its colour to golden brown.
  • Now put mint and fry for a few seconds and turn off the stove.
  • After it cools, put them in a grinder, add ginger garlic paste, little turmeric powder (haldi), red chilli powder, salt, curry powder and grind them into a thick paste.
  • If required add a little bit of water.
  • Remove it and keep it aside.
  • Make 4 slits vertically for each baingan (do not cut it completely).
  • Keep them in microwave for 3 to 4 minutes and remove them.
  • Take a pan pour 2 tbsps of oil and put baingan and fry them for few minutes.
  • Then add the ground paste and mix well, see that baingan does not break.
  • When it is well cooked add tamarind water, mix them and let it cook for another 6-7 minutes.
  • Now add cumin-methi powder and turn off the stove and garnish with cilantro leaves.