Baigare Baigan

Baigare Baigan

Introduction :

Deep fried brinjals cooked in a mixture of Spices and onions


Ingredients :

1 small brinjal (eggplant)
2 small onions
2 tbsp. coconut
4-5 garlic coves
1 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. turmeric
2-3 curry leaves
1 tsp. Mustard seeds
1 cup tamarind juice
3-4 split green chilies
1/2 tsp. sugar
Salt according to taste
Coriander leaves,chopped for garnish
4-5 tbsp. ghee (clarified butter) or cooking oil


1.Cut the eggplant into quarters and fry them in oil till well browned.
2.Drain and keep it aside.
3.Blend into a smooth paste the onions, garlic, ginger ,and coconut. Heat the oil and fry the mixture till browned.
4.Now add the turmeric, mustard, curry leaves and salt to taste.
Cook for 5 minutes.

5.Add the tamarind juice, the fried eggplant, the green chilies, sugar, some water and salt to taste.
6.Simmer till gravy thickens.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves