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Baghare Baingan ( Spicy Eggplant Curry)

Baghare Baingan ( Spicy Eggplant Curry)
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time

20 - 25 Mins

If you haven't tried "Baghare Baingan" for a deliciously spicy eggplant curry, then you have tried nothing. This Hyderabadi masterpiece caps all the eggplant recipes. Serve hot with cumin rice.
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Source:  Mrs. Khursheed Azeem
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  • Eggplant 1 kg (slit four times lengthwise, keeping the stalk intact)
  • Onion paste of 4 (golden brown the onion and grind them into a paste)
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Peanuts 2 tbsp (roasted, ground)
  • Tomato puree ½ kg
  • Tomato paste 1 tbsp
  • Tamarind pulp 4 tbsp
  • Vinegar 2 tbsp (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chili to taste
  • Grind in to a Paste:
  • Sesame seeds 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Coconut 2 tbsp (desiccated)
  • Fenugreek seeds 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Cumin seed 1 tsp
  • For Tempering:
  • Oil 2 cup
  • Curry leaves few
  • Mustard seeds ½ tsp
  • Nigella seeds ½ tsp
  • Black pepper 10
  • Green chili 4

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Cooking Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large pan, add all the ingredients for tempering and allow them to sputter.

  2. Add in onion paste and ginger garlic paste. Stir fry for a minute.

  3. Now add all the dry spices, peanut paste, ground spice paste, tomato paste and tomato puree. Stir fry the curry till oil starts to float nicely.

  4. Add the eggplant, stir fry for a minute and add salt.

  5. Stir fry for some more time and add tamarind pulp.

  6. Add two cups of water, cover and cook on low flame, till the eggplant is soft and the oil floats.

  7. Taste the baghare baingan and add in vinegar if you like it more sour.

  8. Simmer for few minutes and turn off the flame.

  9. This dish goes great with pashti.

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Comments posted by users for Baghare Baingan ( Spicy Eggplant Curry) recipe:

  1. very nice receipe

    on Oct 19 2012 8:29AM Report Abuse SUKU
  2. nice recipe..

    on Oct 17 2012 10:24AM Report Abuse ANAND.D. PEDNEKAR
  3. Very testy

    on Jun 11 2012 2:03AM Report Abuse FARZANA

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