Fried Baingan

Brinjal slices rolled in masala mix and shallow-fried, topped with hung yogurt. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Fried Baingan
Main Ingredients Brinjal (baingan), Coriander powder
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Fried Baingan

  • 1 large Brinjal (baingan) round
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fennel (saunf) powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1 teaspoon Dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • for shallow frying Oil
  • Hung yogurt for topping
  • for garnishing Amaranth micro greens


  1. Cut brinjal into ½ inch thick slices. Make criss-cross incisions on them. Sprinkle salt on both sides and rub well.
  2. Put coriander powder, fennel powder, asafoetida, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, carom seeds, dried mango powder and gram flour in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Heat some oil in a non-stick pan.
  4. Coat brinjal slices in the masala mixture, dust off excess and place in the pan. Shallow-fry, turning sides, till golden from both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Transfer fried baingan onto a serving platter. Top with quennels of hung yogurt, garnish with amaranth micro greens and serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 289
Carbohydrates 43.3
Protein 16.2
Fat 5.9