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How to cook baingan (eggplant) curry

Similar to baingan bartha - but less mashed.

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INGREDIENTS
You need 1 eggplant.

You need 1 eggplant.

Cut the eggplant lengthwise.

Cut the eggplant lengthwise.

Put the cut eggplant in hot water so it cooks for sometime.

Put the cut eggplant in hot water so it cooks for sometime.

Slice up some green chillies.

Slice up some green chillies.

Cut up some fresh ginger.

Cut up some fresh ginger.

Dice 2 small onions.

Dice 2 small onions.

Heat a tsp of oil. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds, ginger, green chillies and the diced onions.

Heat a tsp of oil. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds, ginger, green chillies and the diced onions.

Once the onions are cooked, add the eggplant.  Add some turmeric and a pinch of red chilly powder.

Once the onions are cooked, add the eggplant. Add some turmeric and a pinch of red chilly powder.

Add 2-3 tbsp tomato sauce and 1 tsp curry powder.  Add half a lemon's  juice.  Cover and let cook for 5 minutes.  Keep mixing frequently.

Add 2-3 tbsp tomato sauce and 1 tsp curry powder. Add half a lemon's juice. Cover and let cook for 5 minutes. Keep mixing frequently.

Eggplant curry is ready.

Serve with chapathi/roti.

Serve with chapathi/roti.

  • 1.0 Eggplant
  • 2.0 Small Onions