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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Baigana Khatta

Cooking time required: 15-20 mins
Cost of preparation: 15-20 rupees

Ingredients: Small brinjal (2-3 no), curry leaves( 2 sprigs), green chilli (1-2 nos), turmeric powder (1/5 tsp), black cumin seeds/ kala jeera (1 pinch), garlic flakes ( 3-4 nos), oil ( 2 tsp), powdered jaggery ( 3-4 tsp), thick tamarind juice ( 1- 2 tsp), salt to taste.

Preparation: Cut the brinjal into small pieces.

Cooking: Heat oil in a wok. Add the chopped green chillis, crushed garlic flakes, black cumin seeds, & curry leaves. Fry for a minute.

Add the brinjal pieces and sprinkle salt and turmeric. Fry for 5 minutes till it softens.

Add about 1 1/2 cups of water along with the tamarind paste and bring to a boil.

Cover with a lid and allow to simmer for 7-8 mins. Add the powdered jaggery at this stage and boil for 2-3 mins till it is mixed well.

Remove from stove and serve it with rice.


  1. delicious we make a similar preperation of brinjal
    looks wonderful

  2. Yummy looking baigan khatta. Great preparation.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. Yummy baingan khatta..looks delicious!!

  4. Looks excellent and seriously inviting..

  5. This recipe is new for me but brinjal looks tempting.

  6. Looks delicious. Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.
    Have a fabulous sunday:)

  7. this is a nice recipe- loved the fuse of flavours !

  8. mmm... delicious and mouth watering.

  9. Fantastic recipe!! Reminded me of lunches at friends' houses in Bhubaneswar, lazy summer aternoons and sweet yet sour childhood memories :)

  10. sounds very flavorful, delicious!


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