Bagare Baingan Brinjal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Brinjal - 6, small, tender
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 2 tbsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 3/4 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 cup - tamarind pulp
  • 1 - onion, roasted
  • Roast separately:
  • 1/2 cup - copra
  • 1 tbsp - groundnuts
  • 1 tbsp - sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp - coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 3 - green chillies
  • Coriander leaves - a few sprigs.

How to Make Bagare Baingan Brinjal

  • Make two slits in each brinjal from base towards stalk end without separating quarters, leaving a bit of the stalk end on.
  • Soak the brinjals in salted water.
  • Heat oil, squeeze the brinjals to remove excess water, drop into hot oil, shake the pan from time to time and lift out brinjals when they change colour.
  • Reheat oil and seasoning of a pinch of cumin seed and a spring of curry leaves.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute. Add ground masala, powdered spices, ground onion and fry till masala leaves the pan and oil separates.
  • Add the brinjals and fry for a few minutes, then add salt and tamarind pulp and sufficient water to cook the brinjals till tender but firm. Simmer till oil floats on surface. Serve hot.