Baigan Bhaja | How to make Baigan Bhaja

By sanam ninass  |  16th Apr 2018  |  
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About Baigan Bhaja Recipe

Amongst traditional Bengali recipes, Baingan Bhaja is an evergreen favourite. It is usually serve for lunch with rice and some dal.

Baigan Bhaja

Ingredients to make Baigan Bhaja

  • 1 large eggplant cut into half inch round slices (baingan or aubergine)
  • Chili powder 1 teaspoon
  • turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon
  • amchur powder 1 teaspoon
  • Rice flour as required
  • salt as required
  • Sunflower oil for frying

How to make Baigan Bhaja

  1. Rinse the eggplant (baingain) well in water. Pat dry with a kitchen towel.
  2. Now slice the eggplant in 1/2 inch thick roundels.
  3. Soak these slices in salted water for 15-20 minutes. Remove and pat dry all the slices.
  4. Now add all the spice powders and salt and mix the slices well. Marinate for 5-7 minutes.
  5. Heat oil in a pan. Take rice flour in a plate. Coat each slice with rice flour. Dust off the extra rice flour.
  6. Now pan fry the baingan slices till crisp and golden brown on both sides.
  7. Drain baingan slices on paper tissues
  8. Serve Baingan Bhaja hot with some bread or rotis or naans or rice

Reviews for Baigan Bhaja (1)

Reema Garg10 months ago

Quick and easy to make.