Mthi Baingan Aalu Tamatar


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A simple, healthy and yet so tasteful vegetable recipe, methi baingan aloo tamatar has the aloos which are stir fried with masalas and then cooked with baigan or brinjal, methi leaves and chopped tomatoes. A suitably spiced up mixed vegetable recipe, the methi baigan aloo tamatar taste superb.

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Mthi Baingan Aalu Tamatar recipe - How to make Mthi Baingan Aalu Tamatar

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500 gms long brinjal (baingan / eggplant)
1 large potato , chopped
1 tomato , chopped
5 tbsp oil
1/4 cup chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
salt to taste

To Be Mixed For Masala Powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1/2 tsp chilli powder
  1. Cut the brinjal longitudinally into half and then cut each of the halves longitudinally again. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the potatoes and saute for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the powdered masalas, mix well and saute for 3 minutes. Add the baingan, methi leaves and salt, mix well and cover and cook for for 5 minutes.
  5. Open the lid, saute for sometime and add the chopped tomatoes, and cover the lid again and cook till the all the vegetables are completely cooked.
  6. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by lakshya8 on 10 Oct 2011

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