Baingan Achari

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 400 g - small brinjals (sliced, salted, drained and deep fried)
  • 3 big tomatoes (made into a puree)
  • 2 finely chopped green chillies (or as per taste)
  • ½ tbsp - fennel (sauf) seeds
  • ½ tbsp - onion seeds (kalonji)
  • a pinch turmeric powder
  • ½ tbsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • salt to taste

How to Make Baingan Achari

  • Put the oil in a microwave-safe dish. Microwave at 100% power for 2 minutes.
  • Add onion and fennel seeds. Continue to microwave at the same level for 3 minutes.
  • Add the powdered spices and ginger-garlic paste. Stir and cook another 3 minutes.
  • Pour in the tomato puree and very little salt.
  • Cover with a paper napkin.
  • Cook at 100% power for 8 mins. Stir twice till the oil starts to separate at the edges.
  • Gently add the fried brinjals and a few tbsps water to make a thick gravy.
  • Cover and microwave at 70% power for 3 minutes. Let stand 3-4 minutes before serving.

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