Baghare Baingan | How to make Baghare Baingan

By Zeenath Amaanullah  |  9th Oct 2016  |  
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About Baghare Baingan Recipe

Quintessentially Hyderabadi side dish. It is a must have with it's equally famous main course- the dum biryani. Nothing can beat it's awesome pairing. These two are just inseparable and incomplete without each other. Infact they both compliment each other so well like no one else.

Baghare Baingan is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Baghare Baingan has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Zeenath Amaanullah is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Baghare Baingan recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Baghare Baingan is 5 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 25 minutes. This is recipe of Baghare Baingan is perfect to serve 5 people. Baghare Baingan is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Baghare Baingan. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Baghare Baingan by commenting on this page below!

Baghare Baingan

Ingredients to make Baghare Baingan

  • egg plants or brinjals about 1/2 kg
  • oil about 5 to 6 tbsp
  • coriander and cumin powders roasted about a tbsp each
  • chilli powder a tbsp or more
  • ginger garlic paste a tbsp
  • Green chillies slit about 4 to 5
  • turmeric about 1/2 tsp
  • tamarind pulp of about a lemon sized ball
  • Onions about 2 to 3 large shallow fried in little oil and made into a paste
  • sesame seeds and peanuts about 3 to 4 tbsp each dry roasted and powdered
  • curry leaves about a fistful
  • cumin seeds a tbsp
  • salt to taste

How to make Baghare Baingan

  1. Heat oil and add curry leaves along with cumin seeds.
  2. Add the brinjals. Saute them on low flame.
  3. Add the green chillies too.
  4. Stir it very gently.
  5. Add the onion paste
  6. After about 5 to 6 mins add all the masalas followed by the tamarind pulp too.
  7. Let this simmer on low to medium flame for 20 mins.
  8. Do not stir vigorously.
  9. Adjust the consistency as desired. Add hot water if needed.
  10. It tastes awesome with biryani and these both are surely made for each other dishes.
  11. Serve this hot even with rotis or parathas or just plain rice. It tastes equally yum.

Reviews for Baghare Baingan (3)

Yasmeen Ahmed2 years ago


Shoba Bharathraj2 years ago

mouth watering dear Zeenath :)

Evelyn Shilpa2 years ago

love all your dishes!