Beguni - Bengali Eggplant Fritters

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Beguni aka Bengali eggplant fritters makes an excellent evening snacks, the traditional way of enjoying this beguni is to serve this fritters with puffed rice and green chillies.
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Bengali, Street Food
Recipe Taste: Salty, Savoury
Calories 213 kcal
Servings 3


  • 1 Eggplant medium sized
  • 1 cup Gram flour
  • 1 tbsp White poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp Black cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Chilly powder
  • Salt
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Add the turmeric powder to the sliced eggplant pieces and marinate it well, keep aside.
  • Add the poppyseeds, kalonji seeds, baking soda, red chilly powder, salt to the gram flour and mix as slightly thin batter, not a thick batter.
  • Heat oil for deep frying, dip an eggplant slice to the prepared batter and drop it to the hot oil. Fry on both side until they turns golden brown.
  • Drain the excess of oil with paper towel. Sprinkle a pinch of black salt over the fritters and serve with puffed rice.

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 133mg | Potassium: 734mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 258IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 3mg

Priya Suresh
Priya Suresh

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