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Brinjal Bajji Recipe

Brinjal Bajji is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 22 June, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • Brinjal - 5
  • 5 Green chillies
  • pinch of Garlic paste
  • 1 large Onion
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
  • Curry leaves
  • 1.5 tsp Dhania powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Tamarind paste
  • 1/2 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp Ghee
  • How to Make Brinjal Bajji:

    1. Heat oil in a pressure pan and add the mustard and the cumin seeds.
    2. When the seeds splutter, add curry leaves, garlic paste, and finely chopped onions. Add salt to let the onions colour evenly. When they turn brown, add dhania powder, turmeric powder and asafoetida, and fry for a minute.
    3. Then add the brinjal and fry for a few more minutes.
    4. Add tamarind paste with just enough water to submerge the brinjal. Let the mixture pressure cook.
    5. After two whistles, switch off the heat and wait until the steam is gone. Mash the mixture well.
    6. Serve hot with rice or chapatis.


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