Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan

By Swapna Sunil  |  9th Feb 2018  |  
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About Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan Recipe

Hyderabadi Bagara baigan , a traditional gravy recipe from the Nawabi cuisine of Hyderabad ,Telangana is a rich, indulging,aromatic and a flavor packed dish. Roasted and Ground peanut sesame gravy simmered in tangy Tamarind sauce flavored with spices is a definete crowd pleaser. Bagara Baingan pairs well with all the rice and Indian bread varieties. This is a good make ahead main dish that stays good for couple of days at room temperature and almost upto 5 days in refrigerator(when seasoned well).

Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan by Swapna Sunil is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan is a dish which comes from Hyderabadi cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 6 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan takes 20 minute for the preparation and 25 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan will be the best option for you. The flavor of Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan

Ingredients to make Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan

  • 6 no : Small brinjal
  • 1/2 cup : Raw peanuts
  • 1/4 cup : sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp : coriander seeds
  • 1/2 cup : water
  • 6 tbsp : oil
  • 1 tsp : mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp : cumin seeds
  • 2 no : Dry red chillies
  • 1 tbsp : ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp : turmeric
  • Lemon sized : tamarind
  • 3 tsp : Red Chili Powder powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1.5 tsp : Garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp : sugar

How to make Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan

  1. Prep work : To begin with , to a small sauce pan add raw peanuts and roast them until fragrant and cooked from within. Remove them to a plate and cool them to touch.Later rub them to loosen their skin and discard the same.
  2. To the same sauce pan add coriander seeds,sesame seeds and roast until golden and aromatic. Remove to a plate and cool them to room temperature.
  3. To a blender jar add the roasted and cooled peanuts, sesame and coriander seeds. Ground them to a fine paste adding half cup of water. Set aside until needed.
  4. Soak the Tamarind in 1/2 cup of water for few minutes and extract it's juice. Wash the baby eggplant/brinjal and wipe them with clean towel. With its stalk intact slit it into four by making a cross incision at its base.
  5. Add the slit brinjal to a bowl with water and little salt. This helps from discoloration of brinjal.
  6. For the curry : Heat a kadai or pan with oil. Prepare the tempering with Mustard , cumin seeds and red chilli.
  7. As the seeds splutter add in the ginger garlic paste, turmeric and slit brinjal.
  8. Saute until the raw smell from ginger garlic paste evaporates and brinjal gets slightly roasted
  9. Add the extracted Tamarind pulp and give a good stir. Cover it with a lid , simmer until baby brinjal are soft and cooked. Later stir in the red chilli, salt, sugar, garam masala powder and simmer for a minute more.
  10. To this, Add the ground peanut sesame and coriander paste.
  11. Stir well and simmer for 4 to 5 five minutes covering with a lid. After all the simmering and cooking oil floats on top and looks scrumptiously ready
  12. Now how divine and inviting does that look?
  13. Make this delicious Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan in your kitchen and enjoy with family and friends.

My Tip:

Adjust seasonings as per your taste. We like our South Indian gravies slightly on the spicier side :)

Reviews for Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan (2)

Shoba Bharathraj5 months ago


Ruchi Gaur2 years ago