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How to make Baingan Chips - Bengali favourite begun bhaja with a slight twist.

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This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Brinjals (बैंगन), Poppy Seeds

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Baingan Chips
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Hindi: baingan
Also called by names like aubergine and eggplant, this purple hued fleshy vegetable is a versatile thing and fun to cook with. Dish-up a very traditional bharta with it, bake a lasagna with parmesan and eggplant or just fry it for a great accompaniment with dal-chawal, brinjal is versatile. To choose one without seeds, pick the lighter one with a smooth shiny skin.

You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Tandoori Broccoli, Hot Chilli Corn, Karela Bhakarwadi, Chicken Cutlet A L’ Indienne.

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Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Baingan Chips Recipe

  • Brinjals 1 large

  • Poppy Seeds 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Oil 4-5 tablespoons

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus) for coatin

Method

Step 1

Cut brinjal into thick round slices and place them in a bowl. Add ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and lemon juice and mix well so that the masala coats all the slices. Set aside to marinate for 5 minutes.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 3

Spread poppy seeds on a plate. Coat each marinated brinjal slice with poppy seeds and place them in the pan. Cover and cook on medium heat, flipping sides till evenly golden.

Step 4

Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.

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