Quick Bagara Baingan

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • ¼ kg - small brinjals
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 cup - onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp - sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp - grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp - roasted groundnuts
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1 tsp - tamarind
  • Red chilli powder to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp - oil

How to Make Quick Bagara Baingan

  • Slit brinjals from both the sides without cutting the vegetable completely.
  • Soak tamarind in 2 cups of water for half an hour.
  • For the gravy, make a smooth paste of sesame seeds, roasted peanuts and grated coconut.
  • Fry the brinjals in 2 tbsp of oil until they become soft and keep it aside.
  • Pour the rest of the oil in the pan and heat it.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and chopped onions and fry until the onions turn light brown.
  • Add the masala paste.
  • Fry for a minute while stirring continuously.
  • Add turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder and mix well.
  • Add the tamarind juice and salt according to taste.
  • Add fried brinjals and cover the pan and cook on a medium flame until the brinjals are completely cooked.
  • Add chopped coriander and serve hot.