How to make Goan Brinjal Fritters with Tangy Sauce -

Batter fried brinjal roundels servd with a tangy sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Long brinjals (लम्बे बैंगन), Red chilli powder (लाल मिर्च पावडर )

Cuisine : Goan

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Goan Brinjal Fritters with Tangy Sauce

Goan Brinjal Fritters with Tangy Sauce 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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Goan Brinjal Fritters with Tangy Sauce Recipe

  • Long brinjals cut into thin roundels 2-3

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour (maida) ½ cup

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 3 tablespoons

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Tangy sauce:

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic 1 tablespoon

  • Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Sugar ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Pat the brinjal roundels dry with an absorbent paper and transfer in a bowl. Add chilli powder, salt, ginger-garlic paste and lemon juice, mix and set aside to marinate.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

To prepare batter, combine refined flour,cornstarch and butter in a bowl. Add water as required and mix well to make a thick batter.

Step 4

Dip the marinated brinjal roundels in the batter and deep-fry in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

To prepare tangy sauce, heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté till golden.

Step 6

Mix cornstarch in some water to make a smooth slurry.

Step 7

Add Worcestershire sauce, chilli sauce, tomato ketchup, pepper powder, sugar and salt to the pan and mix well. Add the slurry, mix well and cook on low heat for a minute.

Step 8

Serve hot brinjal fritters with the tangy sauce.

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