How to make Begun Sorse -

Deep fried brinjals cooked with panch phoran and mustard.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Brinjal (बैंगन), Turmuric Powder

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Begun Sorse checkout Bharli Vangi, Eggplant Chilli Garlic, Achari Baingan, Baingan ka Bharta . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Chonkha Matar White Pumpkin Aviyal Paneer Tawa Masala Kosumali

Begun Sorse

Begun Sorse Recipe Card


Hindi: baingan
Also called by names like aubergine and eggplant, this purple hued fleshy vegetable is a versatile thing and fun to cook with. Dish-up a very traditional bharta with it, bake a lasagna with parmesan and eggplant or just fry it for a great accompaniment with dal-chawal, brinjal is versatile. To choose one without seeds, pick the lighter one with a smooth shiny skin.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Begun Sorse Recipe

  • Brinjal 500 grams

  • Turmuric Powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + to deep fry

  • Panch phoran 3/4 teaspoon

  • Green chillies,slit 3-4

  • Red chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Mustard paste 11/2 tablespoons

  • Sugar to taste


Step 1

Wash and cut the brinjals into slices. Rub with half the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and flour.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the brinjals until brown and nearly cooked. Drain and place them on an absorbent paper.

Step 3

Heat one tablespoon oil in a pan, add panch phoran and green chillies. Add the remaining turmeric powder and red chilli paste. Sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Whisk the curd and add to the masala. Stir and cook for a couple of minutes. Add the brinjals. Stir and continue cooking for another five to ten minutes. Add mustard paste. Mix well and add, sugar and half a cup of water. Adjust salt. Continue simmering until mustard paste has blended.

Step 5

Serve hot with rice.

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