Begun Bhaja (Bengali Eggplant Fry)

To read this recipe in Marathi CLICK HERE

Big Purple Brinjal (Eggplant): 1
Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp
Chilli Powder: 2 tsp
Sooji (Semolina): 1 tsp (Optional)
Rice Flour: 1 tsp (Optional)
Jeera (Cumin) Powder: 1 tsp (Optional)
Dhania (Coriander) Powder: 1 tsp (Optional)
Salt to Taste

1. Wash eggplant and cut it into around 1/2 inch round slices.
2. Mix all dry ingredients very well.
3. Apply this mixture on the both sides of all eggplant slices.
4. Heat oil in frying pan. Place eggplant slices one by one in the pan. Make sure oil is coated on each slice. Cooke these slices on slow flame. Turn 2-3 times until they become littlebit brown. Follow this procedure for all slices.
5. Sprinkle some coriander leaves on cooked slices and serve hot with rice and daal or you can eat this as appetizer.

If you want you can bake these in oven or grill it.

This is my entry for Sandeepa's RCI:Bengal Event



Sushma said...

Trupti, i m a big egg plant lover this luks so tempting.. its raing here and im here admiring here:(

Jayashree said...

Looks delicious...

SpicyTasty said...

I never seen this kind of recipe before. This is so inviting. Bokmarked it. def gonna try this. Love the recipe.

ranji said...

i have also made the same thing from vah reh vah i have also posted it in my blog:)...i enjoy his videos...chk mine in this link

Cham said...

The Eggplant fry looks crispy :)Good entry

Dhivya said...

looks so yummmmmmmm

kamala said...

Never made bengali foods.urs looking yummy.

Meera said...

Looks wonderful.

Unknown said...

hey Trupti thats a nice entry:)

Uma said...

Looks yummy! Nice entry.

Lavanya Raj said... lovely..Good one trupti.

Trupti said...

Thank you all.

KayKat said...

I really like the idea of using sooji - I'll bet that'll add a great crunch to the slices.

Unknown said...

Your begun bhaja looks so perfect and I like your addition of spices to it
Sorry for not leaving a comment earlier


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