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Thursday, December 01, 2011

Baigan Bhaja

Baigan Bhaja

Baingan Bhaja is a popular Bengali dish and in Bengal it is served as side dish.  I made this dish along with cucumber Dal and Rice.


Eggplant or Baigan: 2 (medium sized)
Red chilli powder:1 tsp 
Salt: to taste

Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
Rice flour: 1tbs
Sooji (semolina):1 tbsp
Besan (Gram Flour): 1 tbsp
Mustard oil for frying


  • Wash and pat dry the eggplant. Cut into thick discs. 
  • Now Put the sliced brinjals in salt water for 15- 20 minutes
  • In a another bowl add chilli powder, turmuric Powder,Rice Flour,sooji ,besan,salt. Mix well and keep it aside.

  • Drain water and pat dry the Eggplant pieces with a paper towel.
  • Take each slice of eggplant and coat it with the mixture we prepared. make sure  you marinated slices evenly

  • Heat Mustard oil in a shallow pan. Fry the brinjal slices on both sides it attains nice golden brown colour from both the sides.

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