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Baigan ki lonji

arunika das
20 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Baigan ki lonji RECIPE

Traditionally a dish from UP. Long eggplants stuffed with dry masalas. It tastes awesome with rice and roti.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • UP
  • Frying
  • Main Dish
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1/2 tsp methi dana
  2. 3 tsp saunf
  3. 2 tsp nigella seeds
  4. 3 tsp yellow mustard seeds
  5. 1 tsp jeera
  6. 2 red chillies
  7. 2 tsp coriander powder
  8. 1 tsp red chilli powder
  9. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  10. 3 tsp panipuri masala or amchoor powder
  11. 2 to 3 green chillies
  12. 7 to 8 garlic cloves
  13. 6 to 7 green or purple long egg plants
  14. Mustard oil 2 tsp
  15. Oil to fry


  1. Roast jeera, saunf, nigella seeds, mustard seeds and red chillies for about a minute. Grind into a powder and transfer it into a bowl.
  2. Grind garlic and green chilli together and put it in the same bowl.
  3. Add coriander powder, turmeric, salt, panipuri masala or amchur, red chilli powder and 2 spoons of mustard oil. Mix well. The mixture should be a little wet.
  4. Clean the egg plants, make a slit and stuff the mixture in between.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and fry the eggplants. You can also tie the eggplants with the help of thread so that the mixture does not come out before frying.
  6. Serve hot with rice or roti.

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