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MASALA BAIGAN / BRINJAL MASALA

MASALA BAIGAN / BRINJAL MASALA

Preethi Prasad
Delicious and quick side dish with amazing eggplants / Baigan / Brinjal. It is a perfect dish for busy days . Even the haters gonna love it. It is absolutely Lip Smacking.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Accompaniment, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2

Equipment

  • 1 Heavy Bottom Pan
  • 1 Spatula

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Nos Medium Size Purple Brinjal / Baigan / Eggplant cut into 1"Pcs
  • 1 No Medium Size Red Onion finely chopped
  • 2 No Green Chillies Finely Chopped
  • 1 No Big Red Tomato finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Finely Chopped fresh Coriander
  • 3/4 Tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Garam Masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 Tsp Subzi Masala
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 Tsp Panch Phoran Masala
  • 1 Tbsp Peanuts
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric / Haldi

Instructions
 

  • Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan . Add Panch Phoran mix and Peanuts.
  • Once it starts to splutter and peanuts are roasted add the finely chopped onions and green chillies.
  • As it starts to turn golden brown add the finely chopped tomatoes , turmeric ,kashmiri red chilli powder , garam masala and subzi masala and saute untill the tomatoes are nicely cooked amd oil starts to leave the sides.
  • Add the chopped brinjal / Baigan. Mix well . Add water , salt and cover the lid .
  • Cook on medium flame for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove the lid ,mix well and turn off the heat.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander and serve with rice or any flat bread.
  • Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Notes

  1. Use the tender long  purple  brinjal.
  2. Adjust the green chilli as per your spice tolerance .
  3. Mix of garam masala and subzi masala gives perfect balance of the spices.
  4. Use Panch phoran for the more flavors.
  5. Kashmiri chilli powder is not spicy and gives a nice colour.
  6. Peanuts enhance the taste of this subzi. Do not skip unless you are allergic to nuts.
Keyword ACCOMPANIMENT, BRINJAL MASALA, MASALA BAIGAN, QUICK SIDE DISH, VEGETARIAN