Bagaray baingan

Recipe by REHAB FATIMA of hyderbad, IN

a hyderabadi recipe goes best with biryaani .

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

  • 1/2 kg round brinjal
  • 100 gms sessame seeds
  • 50 gms ground nut
  • 50 gms coconut powder
  • 1 tbsp zeera powder
  • 1 tbsp dhania powder
  • 1 cup of tamarind pulp
  • 2 onions
  • 1/2 tsp zeera
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp kalonji seeds(nigella)
  • a pinch of methi seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • oil


  1. Dry roast and grind sesame, groundnut, coconut powder, jeera powder and dhania powder.
  2. Fry onions till it turns transparent and pink and grind.
  3. Wash brinjal, make 4 slits in the brinjal without removing the stem.
  4. Shallow fry brinjal. keep aside.
  5. In a vessel heat oil add zeera , mustad seeds ,kalonji seeds methi. now add 1tbsp ginger garlic paste, turmeric, red chilli powder. mix well.
  6. now add the ground masala and onions . n keep stirring for 5-7 min.
  7. add water 1 glass n cook . let it boil for 5 min
  8. now add the brinjal n tamarind pulp(can also add water in tamarind pulp) n cover and cook well on slow flame for 10 min. add water according to the consistency required.let it boil for another 3-4 min n remove from fire.
  9. serve with roti or rice




i tried its really good....hyderabadi ..


Hi , Rehab.. how are u ..

Neelam Verma

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