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Beguni

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A delicious and mouth watering snack made of eggplant - a favorite for all-time and anytime
Ingredients
  Eggplant 1 , cut into thin slices
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Gram flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Amount If Needed For Making Batter)
  Onion seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Cutting the eggplant properly is very important. First cut the eggplant into 2 pc lengthwise from middle. Slice each eggplant pieces sidewise into about 1/8 inch thick half moon like slices.

2. Prepare the batter: Mix besan in just enough water (add slowly as required) to make a batter of semi-thick consistency. Whip the mixture well to make a smooth batter.

3. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder, kalonji (onion seeds) and baking powder to the batter. Mix properly.

4. Heat oil. Dip each eggplant pieces into the batter and deep fry. Serve hot as snack with tea or as a starter for dinner.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Bengali
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Deep Fried
Dish: 
Fritter
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Eggplant
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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