Kesariya Baingan

Saffron adds its special flavour to this brinjal curry

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Main Ingredients Saffron, Brinjals
Cuisine Rajasthani
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet and Sour
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Kesariya Baingan

  • a pinch Saffron
  • 1 large Brinjals
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 large Onion chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 inch piece Ginger chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2/3 cup Thick yogurt strained
  • 2 tablespoons Mango chutney
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Black pepper powder
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Place saffron in a small bowl, add boiling water and leave to infuse for five minutes.
  2. Trim the stem off the brinjal, cut length ways into quarters, then into half inch thick slices. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add onion and sauté gently for three minutes.
  3. Add brinjal, garlic, ginger and cumin seeds and stir gently for three minutes. Stir in the saffron water, yogurt and mango chutney and cook gently for eight to ten minutes, stirring frequently, until the brinjal is cooked through and tender.
  4. Season with salt and black pepper powder, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 608.8
Carbohydrates 29.8
Protein 9.3
Fat 50.3
Other Fiber 23.4gm