How to make Shaag Begun Borir Ghonto Recipe - A Bengali speciality – spinach cooked with brinjals and nuggets.

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Main Ingredients : Spinach leaves (palak) ( पालक के पत्ते ) , Brinjals ( बैंगन )

Cuisine : Other

Course : Main Course_Veg

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Shaag Begun Borir Ghonto

Hindi: palak
Treasure house of vitamins and minerals, spinach must be included in the week's menu. The usage can be varied: chopped spinach leaves cooked with potatoes is a semi-wet vegetable with rotis, a few spinach leaves thrown in with mixed vegetables and turned into a soup is lovely on a cold winter night, chopped and blanched spinach makes a different sort of raita, spinach puree can be used in cutlets or kababs, the list goes on.

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Shaag Begun Borir Ghonto Recipe Card

Shaag Begun Borir Ghonto

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Shaag Begun Borir Ghonto

  • Spinach leaves (palak) shredded 2 bunches

  • Brinjals cut into 1 inch cubes 2

  • Bori (Bengali wadi) 10-12

  • 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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