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Bagara Baingan

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Ingredients
  Eggplants 6
  Peanuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sesame seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Tamarind 2 Tablespoon (soaked in water)
  Red chillies 3
  Green chillies 3
  Onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ginger garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
  Dhaniya powder 2 Teaspoon
  Coconut powder 1 Tablespoon
  Garam masala powder 2 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Turmeric powder To Taste
Directions

Wash baby eggplants & slit them in the center as in a cross-section but do not cut them in halves

Fry eggplants in 2 tbs oil in a shallow pan until they soften a little bit & keep them aside.

Roast groundnuts, sesame seeds, red & green chillies. Grind all these together along with the soaked tamarind water (throw away the tamarind & use only the water) into a coarse paste (masala).

Stuff the eggplants with the ground masala. Keep aside.

In a deep pan, heat oil, add mustard seeds & allow them to splutter; Then add jeera seeds & onions & fry until golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste & curry leaves.

Then add the eggplants. Add the leftover ground masala. Add little water if needed.

Add coconut powder, dhaniya powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder & salt as per taste.

Boil until eggplants soften completely & masala turns golden brown.

Serve Hot.

Variation: Roasted Urad Dal & Channa Dal can also be ground along with other masala ingredients (groundnuts & sesame seeds) & used as stuffing in the eggplants.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Gourmet, Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Subtitle: 
Baby Eggplant in Peanut & Sesame Sauce

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 219 Calories from Fat 84

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.5%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g12.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 159.8 mg6.7%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 15.1 g60.2%

Sugars 13.1 g

Protein 8 g16.8%

Vitamin A 4.8% Vitamin C 47.9%

Calcium 10.6% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Bagara Baingan Recipe, Baby Eggplant In Peanut & Sesame Sauce