Bagara Baingan

Ingredients :
  • Baingan (Brinjal) - 4, 5
  • Sesame Seeds (Til) - 2 Tablespoon
  • Peanuts - 1 Handful
  • Cumin seeds (Jilkar) - 1 Teaspoon
  • Methi seeds - 1 pinch (powder)
  • Onion - 1 Big
  • Tamarind - small lemon size. (Soaked in little water)
  • Mint (Pudhina) - Few leaves (Handful)
  • Green Chillies - 4 - 5 (depending on your taste)
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 teaspoon
  • Cilantro (coriander)leaves for garnishing

Method :
  • Make 4 slits vertically for each Baingan (do not cut it completely).keep them aside.
  • Fry separately Sesame seeds, Peanuts, Cumin seeds and Methi seeds and grind them separately into powder.
  • Now cut onion into small pieces and green chillies into two halves.
  • Take a pan, pour 3 teaspoons of oil and put green chillies after 3 seconds put onions fry them well till it changes it colour to Golden brown. Now put Mint and fry for few seconds and turn off the stove.
  • After it cools put them in Grinder, add ginger garlic paste, little turmeric powder (haldhi), red chilly powder, salt, Curry powder 1/2 teaspoon and grind them into thick paste. If required add little water. Remove it and keep it a side.
  • Take a pan pour 2 tablespoon of oil and put Baingan and fry them for few minutes.
  • Then add the Grinded material and mix well, see that baingan does not break.
  • When it is well cooked add Tamarind water (little bit concentrated), mix them and let it be cooked for few minutes.
  • Now add Cumin powder and Methi powder and turn off the stove and Garnish with Cilantro leaves.

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