Bagara Baingan Recipe

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• 250 gms small brinjal (baingan / eggplant)
• 1 tsp tamarind (imli)
• 1 tbsp roasted sesame seeds (til)
• 1 tbsp roasted peanuts
• 1 tbsp grated coconut
• 4 tbsp oil
• 1 tsp ginger-garlic (adrak-lehsun) paste
• 1 cup chopped onions
• 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
• 1/2 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
• 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
• 1/2 tsp garam masala
• 1/2 tsp chili powder
• Salt to taste


• Slit brinjals from both the sides without cutting the vegetable completely.
• Soak tamarind in 2 cups of water for half an hour.
• For the masala, make a smooth paste of seseme seeds, roasted peanuts and grated coconut. Keep aside.
• Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and fry the brinjals till they become soft and keep aside.
• Heat the remaining oil in the pan; add the ginger-garlic paste and onions and fry until the onions turn light brown.
• Add the prepared masala paste and fry for 1 minute, while stirring continously.
• Add the turmeric powder, cumin seeds powder, coriander powder, garam masala and chilli powder and mix well.
• Add the tamarind juice, and salt, mix well and simmer for 5 minutes.
• Add the fried brinjals, cover and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes or till the brinjals are completely cooked.
• Add the coriander and serve hot.

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Reviews on Bagara Baingan Recipe

Bagara baingan Stuffed Eggplants is indeed a deliccacy where young and fresh brinjals are stuffed with grounded peanut-coconut mixture and cooked in a pungent,rich and creamy sauce. 
rida - lahore 2/24/2017 9:58:44 PM
Mine grandmother was making this dish to me but now she is not with us so I will making this dish at home to eat mine own self
areeba - hydrabad 2/10/2017 12:41:35 PM