Beguni – Bengali Eggplant Fritters

4.50 from 2 votes

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.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Served AsSnacks
Recipe Taste Salty, Savoury
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: 213 kcal | Carbohydrates: 34 g | Protein: 11 g | Fat: 4 g | Saturated Fat: 0.5 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 133 mg | Potassium: 734 mg | Fiber: 10 g | Sugar: 10 g | Vitamin A: 258 IU | Vitamin C: 3 mg | Calcium: 83 mg | Iron: 3 mg

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