BHARWAN BAINGAN - Main Course - Side dish - Foodfied


July 29, 2015


Preparation time -7-8 minute

Cooking time -15 minutes

Servings -2-3

Cuisine –Punjabi

Bharwan baingan(stuffed brinjal) recipe –whole brinjal stuffed with a mixture of powdered spices and then cooked.

This is a unique and delicious dish where baby brinjals are stuffed with a mixture of powdered spice, it’s the spice blend which gives the dish its taste and flavor so it’s a simple and flavorful recipe.

There are different sizes of we get with their different varieties, here we are using the the small eggplants so that they will easy to cook.check out my recipe of aloo paneer ki bharwan mirchi.

Ingredients for bharwan baingan –

  1.  small brinjals/baingan -250 gms
  2. turmeric/haldi -1/2 tsp
  3. garam masala powder -1 tbsp
  4.  red chilli powder/lal mirch powder -1 tbsp
  5.  dried mango powder/amchur -1 tsp
  6. coriander powder/dhania powder -2 tbsp
  7.  cumin powder/jeera powder -1 tbsp
  8.  salt as required
  9.  oil -2 tbsp

 Method for preparing bharwan baingan -

  1. Firstly, mix all the six spice powders along with salt – garam masala powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and amchur (dried mango) powder and salt. keep aside.
  2. Rinse the baingan or brinjals and dry them. slit each baingan into 4 parts taking care that you don’t cut the entire baingan. stuff the baingan with the spice powder mixture evenly. keep all the stuffed baingan aside.
  3. Now heat oil in a pan and add the stuffed baingan, stir and saute the baingan for a minute. then cover the pan and cook the baingan on a low flame.
  4. Check a couple of times and stir them. cover and then continue to cook.
  5. Once the brinjals are cooked and softened, add the remaining spice powder mix.
  6. Stir well and saute for a minute. check the taste and add more salt if required.
  7. Serve hot with chapatti.