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Beguni / Eggplant Fritters/Fried Eggplant

Paramita Majumder
7 minutes
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Beguni / Eggplant Fritters/Fried Eggplant RECIPE

It is a traditional Bengali dish. It is served as a snack with puffed rice or as a side dish with khichdi or steamed rice in rainy season . It is so popular that it is served in wedding feasts too. Normally it is prepared by deep frying method but I have used the shallow frying method .

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • West Bengal
  • Shallow fry
  • Appetizers
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. egg plant or brinjal 1, cut in thin slices lengthwise
  2. besan 1/2 cup
  3. coconut powder 2 tbsp
  4. Rice flour 2 Tbsp
  5. salt as per taste
  6. sugar a pinch
  7. turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  8. chilli Powder 1/2 tsp
  9. Nigella seeds 1/2 tsp
  10. hing 1/4 tsp
  11. water 140 ml
  12. Baking Powder a pinch


  1. Wash and cut brinjal , soak in enough salted water for 15 mins.
  2. Take a bowl and mix rice flour and besan.
  3. Add turmeric powder .
  4. Add chilli powder , salt and sugar.
  5. Also add baking powder and hing.
  6. Now mix water. Take care that no lumps should remain.
  7. Keep aside for 15 mins.
  8. Now heat oil in a small kadai.
  9. Dip the eggplant pieces in the batter.
  10. Now add gently in the hot oil.
  11. Fry for 5 mins in low heat
  12. Flip over.
  13. Fry another side also for 4 to 5 mins.
  14. They will turn red and crispy.
  15. Now serve them with steamed rice.

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Andrea Srivastava
Andrea Srivastava   Dec-12-2016

One of my favs! I just love these

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