Baingan Bhaja, Bengali Begun Bhaja
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Amongst traditional Bengali recipes, Baingan Bhaja recipe is an evergreen favourite. The original recipe of Bengali begun bhaja involves shallow-frying the baingan in lots of oil till it is succulent and aromatic. Learn how to make healthy begun bhaja.
Making healthy eggplant snack is very easy. Make a batter out of besan with a host of common spice powder and water. Dip the brinjal slices in it. Cook these batter coated slices on a tava in minimal oil.
Baingan Bhaja is a comforting snack or you can evern serve it as a side dish recipe to go with the Main Course.You will enjoy the flavour of this Bengali Begun Bhaja, with its peppy blend of spice and tang!
We have tweaked the recipe of this baingan bhaja smartly to get the same awesome results with minimal oil! The result is healthy eggplant snack. This recipe is a perfect example to show that one can have any of their favourite dishes, provided they tweak the cooking style and ingredients appropriately to get the same fabulous taste and texture within acceptable calorie levels.
A slice of this healthy eggplant snack yields only 14 calories, so it’s a perfect for a low carb delicacy. Along with this it lends 1 g of fiber per slice too. This makes it suitable for weight-watchers, diabetics, heart patients and even PCOS.
The anthocyanins present in brinjal will help to reduce the free radical attack in the body and reduce inflammation. Thus Bengali begun bhaja can be included in a cancer diet plan too.
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- To make baingan bhaja, combine the chilli powder, turmeric powder, lemon juice, besan, salt and 2 tbsp of water in a deep bowl and mix well.
- Add the baingan slices and mix well. Keep aside.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), grease it with ½ tsp of oil, arrange half the baingan slices and cook using ½ tsp of oil on both the sides till golden brown in colour.
- Repeat step 3 to make 1 more batch.
- Serve the baingan bhaja immediately.
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