How to make Bhaingan Bhatinda -

Great brinjal recipe all the way from Bhatinda in Punjab.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Brinjals (बैंगन), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Bhaingan Bhatinda

Bhaingan Bhatinda 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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Bhaingan Bhatinda Recipe

  • Brinjals 12-14

  • Onions 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Clove 6-8

  • Green cardamom 4-5

  • Black peppercorns 15-20

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 3

  • Oil 2-3 tablespoons

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoons

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chilli broken 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cloves, green cardamoms, black peppercorns in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Cool and coarsely grind. Slit the brinjals and soak them in water with ½ tsp turmeric powder.

Step 3

Slice the onions. Heat oil in a non-stick kadai, add onions and sauté till golden brown. Add ginger paste, garlic paste and sauté till fragrant.

Step 4

Add red chilli powder, remaining turmeric powder, ½ tsp garam masala powder, salt and mix well.

Step 5

Add brinjals, green chillies and mix. Add a little water and mix. Cover and cook till brinjals are done.

Step 6

Add the ground masala, remaining garam masala powder, coriander leaves and mix well. Serve hot.

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