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Baingan Bhaja recipe  (Begun Bhaja)

To make Baingan Bhaja (Begun Bhaja recipe), you choose a slightly larger-sized round eggplant, which is used for Baingan Bharta. This is a very easy recipe, in which spices are wrapped over the round rings of brinjal and fry the salo in the griddle. This baingan recipe is a very tasty recipe which after cooking it is like lightly sweet and tender flesh. Read also.

Baingan Bhaja recipe  | Begun Bhaja recipe

Preparation time                      20 minutes

Cook time                                   25 minutes

Total time                                    45 minutes

Serve                                            03 members

Difficulty level                           Easy

Cuisine                                         Bengali recipe

Course                                         Side dish

Ingredients for Baingan Bhaja recipe

Brinjal                                           250 grams (about 2 brinjals)

Gram flour                                  02 tbsp

Mustard Oil                                for Shallow Frying Baigan Katri

Ginger                                          01 inch

Garlic                                             4-5 clove

Green chili                                  02

Coriander Powder                   01 tsp

Lemon juice                               01 tsp

Chaat Masala                             1/2 tsp

Turmeric Powder                     1/2 tsp

Red chili powder                      1/2 tsp

cumin powder                           1/2 tsp

Asafoetida                                  01 pinch

Green coriander                       03 tbsp (finely chopped)

Salt                                                 as per taste

How to make Begun Bhaja

  • First of all, prepare a paste of ginger garlic, and green chilli.
  • Now mix gram flour, ginger-garlic, and green chili paste on a plate. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, and lemon juice and mix well according to the above-mentioned quantity.
  • Add salt, chaat masala, asafoetida, and finely chopped green coriander to it and mix well.
  • Leave the whole mixture for about 10-15 minutes.
  • Wash the brinjal thoroughly and clean it, now separate the stalk from it, and take it round cut with the help of a knife. The thickness of chopped brinjal should not be too much otherwise it will take longer to cook and may remain raw inside.
  • Now pick up the round pieces of brinjal one by one and wrap it on both sides with the prepared mixture.
  • Due to the surface of the eggplant being wet, the mixture sticks well to it. Seasoning with a piece of wrapped brinjal
  • Place it on a plate, similarly wrap the mixture in all the brinjals.

Shallow fry Baingan Bhaja

  • Baingan  Bhaja is shallowly fried, for this, heat the griddle. When the griddle gets hot, spread a little oil all over the griddle.
  • Now put pieces of brinjal on the griddle to fry. Turn down the heat and fry until golden brown. Now flip the Brinjal Katri and let it roast till it becomes golden brown. If this oil is needed while frying, spread some more oil around it.
  • Now your Baingan Katari is ready, take it out on a plate, similarly, fry all the Brinjal pieces and keep them aside.

Begun Bhaja recipe | Baingan recipe

  • Now your Baingan bhaja (Baingan Katari) is ready, garnish it with green coriander leaves and serve hot with rice, roti, or paratha.


  • The traditional Baingan bhaja recipe is made in mustard oil, if you do not have mustard oil, you can make it in other edible oil.
  • Do not cut the slices of eggplant too thin and too thick.

Main Ingredients

Brinjal, Gram flour, Mustard Oil, Ginger-Garlic paste,  Green chili, Coriander Powder, Turmeric Powder, Red chili powder Salt.

Main Keywords

Begun Bhaja, Baingan Bhaja, Baingan Katari,  Bengali recipe, Traditional recipe, Baingan recipe.

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