Thursday, November 19, 2009

Bagara Baingan



Bagara Baingan is a famous Hyderabadi dish.I followed the recipe from vahrevah.com.This dish tasted excellent and goes well with hyderabadi biriyani,roti,naan.

Ingredients:

Small Round Brinjals- 1 lb
Ginger Garlic Paste -1 tsp
Onions Chopped- 1 Cup
Sesame seeds (fry a little)-1 tsp
Cinnamon stick-1
Cloves-3
Grated Coconut-1 tsp
Roasted Groundnuts-1 tsp
Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp
Cumin Powder-1/2 tsp
Garam Masala- 1/2 tsp
Tamarind juice-2 tbsp
Red Chilli Powder- 2 tbsp
Salt
Oil for Frying- 4 Tbsp
Water- 2 cups

Method:
Slit Brinjals into four quarters without cutting the vegetable completely.
For the gravy, make a smooth paste of sesame seeds, roasted peanuts and grated coconut,roasted cinnamon,cloves.Heat a pan, Add 2 tbsp of oil in it and fry the brinjals they become soft and keep aside.Pour the rest of the oil(2 tbsp) in the pan, heat it.
Add ginger garlic paste and chopped onions and fry until the onions turn light brown. Add the masala paste. Fry a little for 1 minute, keep stirring. Now add turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder and mix well. Add the tamarind juice, and salt according to taste.
Now add the fried brinjals and cover the pan with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes or until the brinjals are completely cooked.

Serve hot with garnished coriander leaves.

1 comment:

Usha said...

The bagara baingan sounds flavorful and inviting...

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