Bagara Baingan
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Author supriya193 Yield No Value
Published Nov 27, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Brinjals Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Bagara baingan (Eggplant masala curry) is a traditional Hyderabadi dish served with biryani. This is also popularly prepared in the Andhra region and called as Gutti Vankaya kura. The speciality of the dish is the flavor that depends on the blend on tamarind and freshly ground masalas.

Recipe of Bagara Baingan

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Mustard Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Water 3 Cup
Oil 2 Tablespoons
Ginger And Garlic Paste 1/2 Teaspoons
Tamarind Juice 50 ml
Onion 1 Numbers
Cinnamon Small 1 Stricks
Cumin Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Green Chilli 1 Numbers
Cloves 3 Numbers
Elaichi 3 Numbers
Dry Coconut Powder 2 Tablespoons
Cumin Pdr 1 Tablespoons
Coriander Pdr 1 Tablespoons
Sesame Seeds 3 Tablespoons
Groundnuts 1 Cup
Brinjals 8 Numbers


1.First dry fry whole garam masala,mustard and cumin seeds when they start to splatter add onions turmeric,g&g paste.
2.add masalas and add the paste of roasted ground nut ,seasame seeds and coconut pdr cook for 15 min add tamrind ,and jaggery and cook till oil ozzes out
3.In the mean time cut the vankaya as four parts but don't cut at the end
4.Immediately put them in the oil, fry slowly stirring occassionally till they are fully softened. and add to the cooking gravy
5.This is very good with rice, pulaos, and chapatis. and a must with biryanis
    have fun cooking with vahrehvah      recipe contributed by supriya and modified by vah chef
Posted Nov 27, 2007

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Dec 26, 2013
Greetings chef, yet another lovely recipe of yours that I've tried and tasted with pleasure. Delish! Thank you :-)

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Rukmini Apr 20, 2012
tried it out on was wonderful. Add more Red chilli powder if u want to be hot......

Mrs Veena Vaman Mar 6, 2012
I was never interested in cooking, but after i quit my job, and started to learn cooking. But i liked Mr. Sanjays way of cooking really interesting. I thank u a lot for making cooking an interest subject.

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