Bagara Baingan Recipe

Bagara Baingan Recipe
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The mouth-watering Bagara Baingan is a delicious sabzi, ideal for every occasion. Learn how to make/prepare Bagara Baingan by following this easy recipe.
Bagara Baingan Recipe
Preparation Time 40 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 250 g small, round Brinjal (baigan)
  • 1 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 1 cup Onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Seeds, fried
  • 1 tbsp Grated Coconut
  • 1 tbsp Roasted Groundnuts
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp Coriander Powder
  • ½ tsp Cumin Powder
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 Tamarind Ball, lemon-sized
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves, chopped
  • Red Chili Powder, to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • 4 tbsp Oil, for frying
How to make Bagara Baingan:
  • Slit the brinjal from both the ends, without cutting the vegetable completely.
  • Take a small cup of water and soak tamarind in it, for about ½ an hour.
  • Now, grind the sesame seeds, roasted groundnuts and grated coconut to make a smooth paste.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and fry brinjals in it till they become soft. When done, keep aside.
  • In the same pan, heat rest of the oil and then put ginger-garlic paste in it, along with chopped onions. Fry till the onions turn light brown in color.
  • Now, add the grinded masala paste in it and fry for a minute.
  • Put turmeric powder, garam masala, cumin powder, coriander powder and red chili powder in it and mix well.
  • Add salt and tamarind juice, according to taste and mix well again.
  • Put the fried brinjals in it, cover with a lid and cook until the brinjals are tender.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Reviews and Ratings:
nitha posted 12/02/2013
it was very tasty...................
Rehana posted 28/10/2011
If you roast all your masalas first then grind and use.
If you give a tarka of cumin,dry red small chilies and garlic cloves first then add fenugreek,nigella and mustard seeds it enhances the flavor.
Then burn or bake the onions,mash and add.
The bag
Celina posted 03/09/2010
Awasome curry. loving it