Bharwan Baingan Recipe

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Bharwan Baingan
How to make Bharwan Baingan
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Brinjals slit and stuffed with an array of ingredients and cooked till tender.

Ingredients of Bharwan Baingan

  • 1/2 kg small round brinjals
  • For Filling :
  • 1 tsp ajwain- roasted and powdered
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp gram flour- roasted till slightly discoloured
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds-roasted and pounded coarsely
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds- roasted and pounded coarsely
  • 20 gm tamarind-soaked in water and strained
  • 1/2 cup mustard oil
  • 1 tbsp ginger- finely sliced to garnish

How to Make Bharwan Baingan

  • 1.Wash and wipe the brinjals and slit length wise from the base towards the stalk, just short of the stalk, dividing first into half.
  • 2.Then make another slit dividing each into quarters, thus making space to fill the masala.
  • 3.Mix together the filling ingredients and stuff the masala firmly into the brinjals.
  • 4.Heat the oil in a pan till it gives off a strong aroma.
  • 5.Add the brinjals and turn around a few times on high heat.
  • 6.Reduce heat, cover and cook till tender, stirring a few times.
  • 7.Serve hot, garnished with sliced ginger.