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Baigara Baigan Recipe

Baigara Baigan is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Monday, 20 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes
4.5

Ingredients

  • 4 - eggplants/bringals, medium size or 6 small size
  • 2 tbsp - sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp - Peanuts
  • 1 large - Onion
  • 2 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • one small Lemon size - Tamarind
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups - water
  • How to Make Baigara Baigan:

    1. In a pan, roast sesame seeds until golden brown, followed by peanuts and set aside.
    2. Once cool, grind sesame and peanuts to a fine paste using a little water. [Add coconut if using].
    3. Soak the tamarind in water for 15 mins and extract the pulp in approximately 1 cup of water.
    4. Wash, chop onion.
    5. Wash and slit the eggplant/brinjal and keep aside.
    6. In a pan heat oil and saute the eggplant until golden brown or till eggplant becomes soft, keep aside.
    7. In the same pan, add chopped onion, ginger garlic paste and fry until golden brown (add a little more oil if required).
    8. Add ground paste and fry for 2-3 mins or until the raw smell disappears.
    9. Add all the spices, salt and fry for 2 mins.
    10. Now add the tamarind extract and mix well, cook for 5 mins with lid on.
    11. Add 1/2 a cup of water and cook for 5-7 mins or until gravy becomes thick.



     

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