How to make Baingan Curry -

Brinjals cooked with spring onions, tomatoes and masalas

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Long brinjals (baingan), Spring onions with stems

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Baingan Curry

Baingan Curry Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Baingan Curry Recipe

  • Long brinjals (baingan) cut into medium cubes 8

  • Spring onions with stems 4

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 to cook

  • Tomatoes chopped 1 cup

  • Gram flour 1 tablespoon

  • Yogurt 3 tablespoons

  • Spring onion greens cut into thin strips for garnish


Step 1

Chop spring onion bulbs and stems roughly.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and onions seeds, mix and saute till their colour changes. Add brinjals and mix. Add salt and mix. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Add garlic, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and cumin powder, mix well and cook.

Step 4

Add spring onion bulbs and stems and mix. Add tomatoes and mix, cover and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Add gram flour and mix. Add yogurt and mix. Cover and cook on medium heat for 10 minutes.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with spring onion greens and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.