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Begun Bhaja Recipe

Begun Bhaja is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 500 g - fresh firm Brinjals
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Amchoor (dried mango) powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - dried Mint powder (optional)
  • 2 pinches - Asafoetida powder
  • To deep fry - Mustard oil
  • To taste - salt
  • How to Make Begun Bhaja:

    1. Slice brinjals into rounds. Sprinkle some salt, turmeric, amchoor, red chilli and mint powder.
    2. Toss well, to blend flavours and keep aside to marinate for 20 minutes.
    3. Press out the water from brinjals.
    4. Heat the oil for deep frying.
    5. Drop in some chunks at a time, deep frying, till crisp.
    6. When golden and crisp, drain by putting on an absorbent kitchen paper.
    7. Serve hot with rotis and chutneys.


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