Sunday, February 10, 2013

Aloo Baingan (Potato Brinjal Curry)


  • 2 small potatoes (cut into bite sized pieces)
  • 5-6 small brinjals (cut into bite sized pieces)
  • 1-inch ginger grated
  • 1 small tomato ((cut into small pcs)
  • 1 half onion (cut into small pieces)
  • haldi/ turmeric (a pinch)
  • salt (3/4 tsp or according to taste)
  • coriander powder (1/2 tsp)
  • olive oil (1 tbsp)
  • 1 green chilli (cut into very small pcs)



  • In a pan heat oil, once oil is hot add in tomatoes and brinjal. Saute on med-low flame till they are almost crispy soft and you can pierce a knife inside them easily. Now keep them aside to dry on a kitchen towel.

  •  In the mean while, take a bowl,  add in all spices (except salt), ginger, green chilli's and 1 tsp water to make a paste.
  •  In a pan heat oil, once oil is hot add in onions, saute till onions are a little transparent brown.


  • Add in the spice paste. Saute for like half minute and then add tomatoes.
  • Once tomatoes are done. Add in the potatoes and brinjal and keep them on low flame covered. Keep stirring after every few minutes till all is almost done.

  • Now add in salt and cilantro. saute for another minute. Your tasty aloo baingan is ready.

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