Baingan Chutney Recipe

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Baingan Chutney
  • Recipe Servings: 10
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A chunky chutney recipe made with eggplants, mustard oil, vinegar, cinnamon, chillies and a hint of sugar.

Ingredients of Baingan Chutney

  • 1 kg brinjals/eggplants - cut into small cubes
  • 1/4 cup mustard oil
  • 1/2 cup onion - chopped fine
  • 1 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 cup sugar or to taste
  • 2 Tbsp salt or to taste
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 4 green cardamoms
  • 4 cloves
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon - broken small
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup vinegar

How to Make Baingan Chutney

  • 1.Grind the cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon and cumin seeds to a fine powder.
  • 2.Heat the oil and brown the onions and ginger-garlic paste in it.
  • 3.Add the brinjals and saute over high heat till brown.
  • 4.Add sugar, salt, chilli powder and garam masala and cook to a thick consistency, adding a little water to make it soft and mushy if necessary.
  • 5.Add the vinegar and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • 6.When cool, pack in a sterilised airtight jar and store.