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Benarsi Aaloo Baingan Ki Sabji

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1- medium to large Eggplant, cut in big pieces
  • 3-4 medium sized Potatoes, halved
  • 3/4th cup- Black Grams (kaala chana), soaked overnight
  • 1- big Tomato, chopped roughly
  • Small piece of Ginger, either chopped or grated
  • 1.5 tsp- Panchphoran
  • 2 pinches- Hing
  • 1/2 tsp- Haldi
  • 1 tsp- Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp- Amchoor
  • 1 tsp- Garam Masala
  • Oil

How to Make

  • Heat 3 Tbsp. oil in a pressure cooker. Add hing, followed by panchphoran. When panchphoran stops spluttering, add haldi and chilli powder.
  • Add eggplant, potatoes, tomatoes and chana. Stir for 3 mints.
  • Add 2-3 cups of water and salt. Pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  • Take the lid off and mash some vegetables to thicken the gravy.
  • Lastly, add the grated ginger, garam masala and amchoor.
  • Serve with kachori or pooris. Also you can substitute Eggplant with Butternut squash or Indian "Kohda".