How to make Baingan Jhol Recipe - Marinated brinjal pieces deep fried and cooked in a Bengali masala.

This recipe is contributed by Member Neha Mukund Kumar.

Main Ingredients : Brinjals ( बैंगन ) , Red chilli powder ( लाल मिर्च पावडर )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course_Veg

Baingan Jhol

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.

For more recipes related to Baingan Jhol checkout Bharli Vangi , Baingan Bharta , Eggplant Chilli Garlic , Achari Baingan . You can also find more Main Course_Veg recipes like Tofu Soya Lazzatdar, Matar aur Mangodi Kadhi, Mung Ni Dal Ne Papeta, Vegetable Stew. Or try out these recipes from Fusion Cuisine like My favourite pasta, Healthy Suji Cheela, Coffee Sauce, Rose And Orange Marmalade Cake.

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Baingan Jhol

  • Brinjals cut into roundels 4 long

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt 4 teaspoons

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 11 /2 teaspoons

  • Garlic 15 cloves

  • Mustard seeds 4 teaspoons

  • Tomato 1 medium

  • Oil 2 tablespo

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Marinate the brinjals with half teaspoon red chilli powder, salt, yogurt, besan, half teaspoon turmeric powder and keep it aside for ten minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile grind garlic, three and half teaspoons mustard seeds and tomato to a fine paste. Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick kadai.

Step 3

Add the brinjals and deep fry them till golden brown in color. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside.

Step 4

Heat two tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan. Add remaining mustard seeds and saute till it splutters.

Step 5

Add onions and cook til it turns golden brown in color.

Step 6

Add the mustard and tomato paste and cook till the mixture gets cooked.

Step 7

Add remaining red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt with a cup of water and bring it to boil.

Step 8

Add the fried brinjals and coriander leaves and cook for five minutes.

Step 9

Serve hot with rice.

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