Chok Wangun (Khatte Baingan) Recipe

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Chok Wangun (Khatte Baingan)
How to make Chok Wangun (Khatte Baingan)
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Golden fried aubergines bathed in a spicy gravy. This one is an authentic Kashmiri delicacy, famous for its zingy flavours.

Ingredients of Chok Wangun (Khatte Baingan)

  • 1 kg long brinjals
  • 2 cups refined/mustard oil
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 3 tsp fennel powder
  • 1 cup tamarind liquid
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri ver powder - optional
  • 1 tsp asafoetida liquid
  • 1 clove
  • 2 cups of water
  • Salt to taste
  • Kashmiri Ver- Kashmiri Spices mixed together.

How to Make Chok Wangun (Khatte Baingan)

  • 1.Cut brinjals into 4 long pieces, wash and drain.
  • 2.Heat oil in a deep frying pan
  • 3.Add a little salt in the oil and fry brinjals till they turn golden brown.
  • 4.In a separate vessel, add a Tbsp of hot oil.
  • 5.Add salt, red chili powder, clove, asafoetida liquid and a little water. Keep stirring.
  • 6.Add the rest of the powdered spices and 2 cups of water.
  • 7.Bring to a boil and add fried brinjals into the gravy, and boil for 5 minutes.
  • 8.Add tamarind liquid and boil for 2 minutes.
  • 9.Your sour brinjals are ready to serve.