Baingan -(Brinjals in sauce made of onion,tomatoes and Yogurt)

This recipe I have learnt few months before and I am in love with it ! So sharing it with you all.

It is a simple vegetarian dish of brinjals,many people don’t like the plain taste of brinjals ;but if you combine it well with the onion,tomatoes and spices , it is just so delicious!


Preparation time:15 mins                                                                       Cooking time:30 minutes

Serves: 2-3

Ingredients :

Brinjal , 1 Big ( ~ 400 grams),cut into small pieces.

onion (1  medium, finely chopped)   1

Green chillies 1 piece (chopped)

tomato Puree 1  small Cup(100 ml) or freshly cut tomatoes

yogurt.(1 cup)

Salt 1 tablespoon

Cumin Powder  ½ teaspoon

Turmeric       ½ teaspoon

Chili Powder ( 1/4 teaspoon) Depends on your spice level.

Cumin Seeds, (1 teaspoon each)

Garam Masala(½ teaspoon)

Oil – 2 tablespoon

Chopped coriander leaves for Garnishing

In a wok/pan  heat 1 tablespoon of oil  and  add cumin seeds.
Splutter them for a minute or less.   Add brinjal pieces and saute them for 10 minutes on medium flame.3             4 - Copy
Take out the brinjal from wok in a plate.
Add  one table spoon of oil in wok, now add finely chopped   onion and chilli pieces.
Fry the chopped onions and green chillies. Saute till the onions become light brown.
Add the spices and fry for a minute.
Now  tomato puree  and salt.  Fry for a minute.
Add  back brinjals  to sauce, Add pinch of garam masala,
Put the lid on and cook on low flame for 10  minutes.
Now add yogurt to wok, mix and put back the lid for another 5 minutes.
Check before turning off the flame if brinjal pieces are soft, else cook for another 5 mins on low flame.
Garnish with some chopped coriander and enjoy with rice or roti(indian bread,also called chapati, )

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