Khatta Meetha Baingan Recipe

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Khatta Meetha Baingan
How to make Khatta Meetha Baingan
  • Recipe Servings: 10
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Brinjals with the ideal balance of sweet-sour tang.

Ingredients of Khatta Meetha Baingan

  • 10-12 small brinjals
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 Tbsp ginger-finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomato-finely chopped
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp green chillies

How to Make Khatta Meetha Baingan

  • 1.Wash and wipe the brinjals and slit them.
  • 2.Heat oil and fry the brinjals over high flame, till slightly soft but still retain their shape and colour.
  • 3.Take 1/4 cup oil in another pan, add cumin and once it splutters, add ginger.
  • 4.Sauté to a very light brown colour.
  • 5.Add tomatoes and tomato puree, mix well and add coriander, turmeric, garam masala, chilli powder, salt, sugar and vinegar.
  • 6.Sauté till the oil separates.
  • 7.Add the brinjals, green chillies and half of the coriander leaves.
  • 8.Cook further for about 5 minutes.
  • 9.Garnish with remaining coriander leaves and serve hot.