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Achari Baingan recipe - How to make achari bangan. Another variation of the humble egg plant flavored with pickling spices.
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Achari Baingan recipe-How to make achari bangan

Achari Baingan recipe-How to make achari bangan. Another variation of the humble egg plant flavored with pickling spices.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Author Fa's Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 250 gms egg plant / brinjal / baingan
  • 5 tbsp mustard oil
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds / Saunf
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds / Methi
  • 1 tsp nigella seeds / onion seeds / kalonji
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds / Jeera
  • 1 medium sized onion finely sliced
  • 4 - 5 green chili slit
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder / amchur powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Wash the brinjals / egg plant and cut it in the middle like a cross leaving the stem intact. Keep them in water so that they do not become brown.
  • Heat oil in a pan and put the whole brinjal with water squeezed out and fry them till light in colour. Keep them aside.
  • In the same oil, add the cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, nigella seeds and fry. After 15 to 20 seconds add the sliced onions and green chilies and fry them. Stir fry these until golden brown.
  • Add turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw flavor disappears.
  • Now add the yogurt, dry mango powder, red chili powder and salt and cook till the oil separates.
  • Add the fried brinjal and water and cook till all the masala is absorbed in it. Serve hot.