Baingan Jhol

Marinated brinjal pieces deep fried and cooked in a Bengali masala.

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Main Ingredients Brinjals, Red chilli powder
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Baingan Jhol

  • 4 long Brinjals cut into roundels
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 4 teaspoons Yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 11 /2 teaspoons Turmeric powder
  • 15 cloves Garlic
  • 4 teaspoons Mustard seeds
  • 1 medium Tomato
  • 2 tablespo Oil
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Marinate the brinjals with half teaspoon red chilli powder, salt, yogurt, besan, half teaspoon turmeric powder and keep it aside for ten minutes.
  2. Meanwhile grind garlic, three and half teaspoons mustard seeds and tomato to a fine paste. Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick kadai.
  3. Add the brinjals and deep fry them till golden brown in color. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside.
  4. Heat two tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan. Add remaining mustard seeds and saute till it splutters.
  5. Add onions and cook til it turns golden brown in color.
  6. Add the mustard and tomato paste and cook till the mixture gets cooked.
  7. Add remaining red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt with a cup of water and bring it to boil.
  8. Add the fried brinjals and coriander leaves and cook for five minutes.
  9. Serve hot with rice.