Punjabi Achari Baingan Recipe
Recipe type: Curry
Cuisine: Punjabi
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Serves: 4
Achari Baingan Recipe : Spicy Indian Aubergine curry flavoured with pickle spices.
  • Brinjals (small): 8 pieces
  • Tomatoes: 2 pieces chopped
  • Oil : 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Ginger (adrakh) : 1 tsp
  • Garlic (lahsun) : 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves (kadi patta) : 6 leaves
  • Red chili powder : 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder (dhaniya): 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder (haldi): 1/4 tsp
  • Hing : 1/8 tsp
  • Fennel Seeds (saunf) : 1 tsp
  • Nigela/Onion Seeds (kalonji) : 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) : 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds (rai) : 1 tsp
  • Salt : 1 tsp or to taste
  1. Wash the baingan and cut the baingan in two halves.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry the baingan till they turn golden brown.
  3. Once fried, take out the fried baingan into a bowl.
  4. In a pan/kadhai heat Oil and once the oil is hot add finely chopped ginger and garlic or paste.
  5. Add curry leaves and other ingredients like hing, saunf, kalonji, methi dana and rai. Saute for about a minute.
  6. Now add chopped onions and tomatoes. Cook till tomatoes are soft.
  7. Time to add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder and salt to taste. Mix well all the ingredients.
  8. Add the fried baingan and cook on low flame until all the ingredients mix well.
  9. Achari Baingan or baingan achari is ready to serve. Serve this sabji hot with homemade chappati / plain paratha, daal and steamed rice.
Recipe by WeRecipes at https://werecipes.com/achari-baingan-recipe-pickled-aubergine/