How to make Bharwan Baigan (with peanut) -

Small brinjals stuffed with peanuts and other masalas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Shweta Kalne.

Main Ingredients : Brinjals (बैंगन), Peanut

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Bharwan Baigan (with peanut)

Bharwan Baigan (with peanut) Recipe Card


Hindi: baingan
Also called by names like aubergine and eggplant, this purple hued fleshy vegetable is a versatile thing and fun to cook with. Dish-up a very traditional bharta with it, bake a lasagna with parmesan and eggplant or just fry it for a great accompaniment with dal-chawal, brinjal is versatile. To choose one without seeds, pick the lighter one with a smooth shiny skin.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bharwan Baigan (with peanut) Recipe

  • Brinjals slit 6-8 small

  • Peanut

  • For stuffing Peanuts powder 1 cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

In a large bowl combine together roasted peanuts, ginger-garlic paste, red chippi powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, dry mango powder and salt with sufficient quantity of water to make a thick paste.

Step 2

Stuff half the peanut paste in the baingan and keep it aside. Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds. When it starts spluttering add stuffed baingans to it.

Step 3

Cover and cook for five minutes. Add the remianing peanut paste and cook till baingans are tender. Sprinkle little water if required. Serve hot garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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