Begun Pora (Roasted Eggplant - Bengali Style) | How to make Begun Pora (Roasted Eggplant - Bengali Style)

By Bethica Das  |  10th Apr 2018  |  
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  • Begun Pora (Roasted Eggplant - Bengali Style), How to make Begun Pora (Roasted Eggplant - Bengali Style)
Begun Pora (Roasted Eggplant - Bengali Style)by Bethica Das
  • Prep Time

    5

    mins
  • Cook Time

    10

    mins
  • Serves

    3

    People

6

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About Begun Pora (Roasted Eggplant - Bengali Style) Recipe

This is a traditional Bengali delicacy and is had as part of an everyday meal. It tastes yummy when served with plain steamed rice. You may also relish it with chapati if preferred. It is a simple recipe with no cooking involved and can be dished out in no time. Just roast the eggplant and mix with all the ingredients. That's it. Takes very little time, except of course the roasting part, which can be done earlier and kept aside to save time.

Begun Pora (Roasted Eggplant - Bengali Style)

Ingredients to make Begun Pora (Roasted Eggplant - Bengali Style)

  • 1 large eggplant (those used for bharta)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder (opt)
  • 1/ 4 tsp. red chili powder (opt)
  • 1 tsp. mustard oil

How to make Begun Pora (Roasted Eggplant - Bengali Style)

  1. Slit the eggplant halfway through till the stalk. But let it remain intact. Smear some oil on the eggplant and roast on an open flame till it is charred on all sides.
  2. When cool enough to handle, peel off the charred skin and mash well. Mix with all the above mentioned ingredients and serve with plain steamed rice.

Reviews for Begun Pora (Roasted Eggplant - Bengali Style) (1)

Hema Mallik6 months ago

Nice one.
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Bethica Das
2 months ago
Thank u