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


  1. Aloo baingan looks delicious Love to have with chapathi

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

  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

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

  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!:)

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

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

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

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

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

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

  12. Lovely flavors! I totally love your recipe!


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