Thursday, 19 May 2016

How to make Aloo Baingan

Recipe of Aloo Baingan | Dry Eggplant Potato Vegetable

Punjabi aloo Baingan is a delicious classic traditional dish in which eggplant/brinjal and potatoes are cooked with Indian spices and served with Indian flat-bread. It has a beautiful garlicky flavor with the aroma of Indian spices. It is a restaurant style/dhaba style Aloo Baingan. It is a comfort food which can be prepared quickly and goes wonderfully with roti, parantha and naan.

Aloo Baingan,brinjal,eggplant, vegetable

You will love this authentic aloo baingan which is a perfect accompaniment with the roti. It is a quick one pot meal which you can pack for tiffin with Indian flat-bread or steamed rice.

Aloo Baingan,brinjal,eggplant, vegetable

Lets start with the recipe :

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes10 minutes20 minServes 4 

Recipe Type : lunch
Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients :
  • 8 small eggplants/brinjal/baingan
  • 2 medium size potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • pinch of asafoetida/hing
  • 1 small piece of chopped ginger/adrak
  • 8 chopped cloves of garlic
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon mango powder/amchur
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • pinch of red chilly powder
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt according to taste
  • Oil
Preparation :
  • Wash eggplant/baingan thoroughly in water
  • Slice it in round shape
  • Peel potatoes and chop them in medium size
  • In a deep non-stick pan or kadhai, heat 2 tablespoon of oil
  • Add cumin seeds and asafoetida in it
  • When it splutter, add ginger, garlic and green chilly in that
  • Add chopped onion in it, let it cook till it turns pink
  • Add potatoes and mix well
  • Add turmeric, garam masala, coriander powder, pepper, chilly powder and salt in it
  • Cover it with a lid and let it cook on low flame for a minute 
  • Add eggplant in it and cover it with a lid, cook it on low flame
  • Check it occasionally and stir it, cook it for 10 minutes (as required)
  • When potatoes and eggplant are cooked, garnish with chopped coriander leaves
  • Serve hot with Indian flatbread

12 comments:

  1. Aloo baingan looks delicious Love to have with chapathi

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  2. Simple and delicious...I can eat this kind of dish every single day!

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  3. Hi ritu.. Good to see you after a break
    About the recipe, I have never tried eggplant with onions,I love tjhe end result which not too dry . book marking

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  4. I love brinjals, aloo baigan is my favourite and this looks so yummy.

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  5. Good to have you back Ritu! Aloo baingan looks delicious. It's a dish that I make often but usually with fewer ingredients. This is special!:)

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  6. Very flavorful and super delicious recipe dear. YUMMY!

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  7. Love this combo, aloo baingan looks delicious..

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  8. Such great flavor! Wonderful dish, and yours looks excellent. Thanks!

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  9. going to try this tonight! Thank you for sharing!

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  10. This dish looks delicious! Thank you for sharing!

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  11. this looks so good visiting India in July always fun to see family and eat

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  12. Lovely flavors! I totally love your recipe!

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