August 31, 2015

Baingan Masala (Spicy Egg Plant Gravy)

A delicious, mouth watering side dish for Indian Breads and Pulao varieties is this Hot and Spicy Baingan Masala. This gravy is packed with spices and coated with tomato puree and gives a fantastic taste....


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Pre time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
Serves: 4



Ingredients for making Baingan Masala:

Egg Plants/ Brinjals 7 or 8Thinly sliced onions 2
Capsicum pieces cut into squares from 1 cqpsicum
Fresh Tomato puree taken from 3 tomatoes
Finely chopped ginger and garlic 1 tea spoon each
Garam masala powder 1/4 tea spoon
Cumin seed powder 1/2 tea spoon
Red chilli powder 1 1/2 tea spoon
Coriander seed powder 2 tea spoons
Cumin seeds 1 tea spoon
Oil 3 tb spoonsButter 2 tb spoonsSalt to tasteKasuri methi leaves 2 tea spoons



How to make Baingan Masala?

Wash the brinjals, remove the stems and cut them to thin long pieces.

Heat pan with 3 tb spoons of oil and shallow fry the brinjals to golden brown in medium flame. Take them out and keep aside.
Add the butter to the oil leftover in the pan and heat the pan.
Add the cumin seeds and wait till they splutter.



Fry the ginger garlic pieces to brown and fry the onions too till become brown. Then fry the capsicums for a minute.

Now add all the powders mentioned with required salt and stir well.
Pour the puree into it and fry till the oil separates.


Now finally add the fried brinjals and methi leaves and stir gently.
The yummy side dish is ready to serve.
This tastes delicious to have even with plain steaming hot boiled rice.



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