Hyderabadi Baghara/ Bagara Baingan Recipe

4.20 from 5 votes

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Baghara baingan is a traditional Indian, Hyderabadi dish. You can serve this curry as a side dish with chapati, biryani or rice as per taste.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Served AsBrunch, Dinner, Lunch
CuisineIndian
Servings 4
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Ingredients
  

  • 250- gm brinjals/eggplants/aubergine
  • 2 tablespoons peanuts
  • 2 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoon grated coconut
  • 1 medium sliced onion
  • 2 tablespoons tamarind pulp
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger paste
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1-2 green chilli chopped to taste
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated jaggery
  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion seeds
  • Pinch of fenugreek seeds
  • Oil for frying and cooking
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Instructions
 

  • Dry roast the peanuts in a heavy bottom pan over medium heat until golden brown and keep aside to cool._x000D_ Similarly dry roast the sesame seeds, poppy seeds and desiccated coconut separately and keep aside to cool.
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  • Grind all the roasted ingredients with little water to a fine paste.
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  • Wash brinjal/eggplant under running water._x000D_ Cut the brinjal/eggplant partially into four parts, keep the stalk intact._x000D_ Heat the oil and fry them, they can be shallow fried. _x000D_ Drain out on absorbent paper and keep aside.
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  • Heat 2 tablespoons of oil In a pan over medium heat._x000D_ Add fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds and onion seeds._x000D_ Add curry leaves, ginger paste, garlic paste and green chilli. _x000D_ Stir and saut till the oil separates from the masala.
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  • Add the peanut paste stir and cook for 5-8 minutes._x000D_ Add the tamarind and jaggery and mix well and cook till the oil separates.
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  • Add the fried brinjals and one cup water and mix. Cover and simmer for fifteen to twenty minutes.
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  • Serve hot with roti, rice, biryani chapati or paratha.
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