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Shaag Begun Borir Ghonto  Recipe

A Bengali speciality – spinach cooked with brinjals and nuggets.

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Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 21-25 minutes

Servings : 4

Shaag Begun Borir Ghonto

Main Ingredients

Spinach leaves (palak), Brinjals





Level Of Cooking



  • Spinach leaves (palak) shredded
    2 bunches
  • Brinjals cut into 1 inch cubes
  • Bori (Bengali wadi)
  • Oil
    1 tablespoon
  • Fennel seeds (saunf)
    1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Onion chopped
    1 medium
  • Ginger-garlic paste
    1 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry boris till golden. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside. In the same oil, deep-fry brinjal cubes till golden. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside.

Step 2

Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, add fennel seeds, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and let the seeds splutter. Add onion and sauté till it becomes translucent. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute.

Step 3

Add spinach, fried boris, fried brinjal and salt. Mix well, cover and cook for a few minutes or till the spinach wilts. Serve hot.

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