Egg plant (baigan /brinjal) in tomato gravy

One evening I invited my friend’s family for dinner, when she entered the house I was busy to cook this recipe. The wafting aroma of this brinjal/baigan (eggplant) recipe she noticed and came directly into kitchen and expressed that it was very tempting, in fact it is amazing and appealing. So, here is the recipe…

Ingredients:

  • Baigan (brinjal): 300 gm
  • Onion: 1no. (Medium size)
  • Fresh ginger: 2” pieces
  • Coriander leaves: 50 gm
  • Cumin seed: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seed: half teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon (as per your taste)
  • Mustard Oil/any cooking oil: 4 table spoon
  • Tomato: 4-5 no. (Medium)

Preparation:

  1. Wash the brinjal, and trim the end, carefully cut the brinjal into length wise so that it joined with one end and put it in a bowl filled with water (otherwise it will turn dark brown as it contains lots of iron).
  2. Cut the coriander leaves, ginger into small pieces; Chop the each tomato into 8 pieces.

Method:

  1. Take a nonstick fry pan, Put oil in it, Heat oil till smoke begins to come, Place the brinjal, Cover and cook on high flame till it gets tender(stir occasionally). Remove from pan, keep aside.
  2. Add cumin and mustard seed into the pan, let it sputter for few seconds’ add chopped onion, stir fry till it become translucent
  3. Add tomato and ginger, and fry it till it gets massy appearance, add salt, coriander powder, turmeric powder and chili powder stir it and cook on lower flame for few seconds, add fried eggplant, cover it and cook on lower flame for 3-5 minutes.
  4. Add Garam masala powder and fresh coriander leaves, put off the flame.
  5. Egg plant (baigan /brinjal) in tomato gravy is ready to serve, serve with paratha/ roti or with any main course.
Egg plant (baigan /brinjal) in tomato gravy

Egg plant (baigan /brinjal) in tomato gravy

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Place the brinjal, Cover and cook

Place the brinjal, Cover and cook

fried eggplant

fried eggplant

add chopped onion

add chopped onion

Add tomato

Add tomato

add salt, coriander powder, turmeric powder

add salt, coriander powder, turmeric powder

cook on lower

cook on lower

add fried eggplant

add fried eggplant

cook on lower flame for 3-5 minutes.

cook on lower flame for 3-5 minutes.

Add Garam masala powder

Add Garam masala powder

Egg plant (baigan /brinjal) in tomato gravy

Egg plant (baigan /brinjal) in tomato gravy

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