Friday, December 30, 2011

Baingan Tawa Masala/ Pan fried Eggplant Curry

If you are ones who doesn’t like this vegetable then please please do try it m sure u’ll change your views… trust me guyzzz you won’t even realize that its baingan (Eggplant) and offcourse ones like me who likes it, it’s a super hit dish… I mentioned about this dish in my previous post of  Bharvan Baingan that I’ll post this recipe soon as well so here it is….

This quantity will serve 2-3 people…



Round Bringal: 1/2 Small
Chaat Masala: 2 Tbsp
Gram Flour: 3 Tbsp
Salt: To Taste
Kasoori Methi: 1 Tsp
Garam Masala: 1/4 Tsp + 1/2 Tsp
Red Chilly Powder: To Taste
Coriander Powder: 2 Tbsp
Dry Mango powder: 1/2 Tsp
Oil: 3-4 Tbsp + to 2 Tbsp
Cumin Seeds: 1/2 Tsp
Asafetida: a pinch
Onion: 2 Medium Chopped finely
Tomato: 3 Medium Pureed
Ginger Garlic Paste: 1 Tsp
Water: 1/2 Cup


  • Cut brinjal into 1/4 inch slices and quarter them.
  • Apply chaat masala generously on both sides and marinade it for 15-20 mins.


  • In a bowl mix gram flour, Kasoori methi ( Dry fenugreek leaves), salt, red chilly powder, garam masala and water to make a paste. See the consistency in picture.


  • Coat this paste on brinjal slices nicely and grill on a pan with some oil.


  • When cooked properly from both sides take it off from gas and keep on kitchen towel.


  • In the same pan heat 2-3 tbsp oil add cumin seeds when it crackles add ginger garlic paste and cook till brown, then add onions and cook till it turns brown.


  • Add tomato puree, all spices accept kasoori methi and dry mango powder and cook till oil separates.


  • Add water, dry mango powder and cook for 2 mins.


  • Add the fried brinjal slices and sprinkle kasoori methi. Mix with very very light hands as slices will break easily.


  • Its ready to be served hot with Indian breads like chapati, parathas, pooris, naans etc…