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Bhagara baingan is a brinjal or eggplant( baigan) recipe of brinjal cut into quarters and deep fried. The baigan are then tossed with an amazing spice blend of sesame seeds, peanuts, chillies, onion, etc and simmered in a tamarind water gravy. Serve bhagara baigan hot with steamed rice and fried papad
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Bhagara Baingan recipe - How to make Bhagara Baingan
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Makes 4 servings
- Combine the sesame seeds, coconut, peanuts, ginger, garlic and onions in a pan and dry roast over a slow flame till they turn light light brown in colour.
- Add the turmeric powder, coriander seeds powder, cumin seeds powder, chilli powder and tamarind paste and blend in a mixer till smooth, using 1/2 cup of water. Keep aside.
- Slit the brinjals lengthwise into four, leaving the stems on, so the eggplants remain joined at the stem. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and nigella seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the brinjals, curry leaves and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for few minutes. Eemove and keep aside.
- In the same pan, add the coconut and sesame paste and saute till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.
- Add the cooked brinjals, 1/2 cup of water and salt and cook covered over a slow flame till the brinjals are soft.
- Serve hot.
This recipe was contributed by suj_sree on 17 Aug 2011
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