Baingan fry are pan fried or shallow fried eggplant with marination of spices.Baigan/ Eggplant fry is made in different ways. This recipe is one of the baigan fry which I make. I will soon post other variations of baigan fry and other baigan recipes.
I love eggplant in any form, fried, mashed sauted etc. it is one of my favourite vegetable
Eggplant/Baigan: 1 big
Gramflour/Besan: 2 tbsp
Red chilli powder : 1 tsp
Turmeric: 1 Tsp
Salt: As per taste
Lemon juice: 1 tsp
Coriander powder: 1 tsp
Cumin Powder: 1 tsp
Garam Masala: 1 tsp
Ginger-Chilli paste(optional): 1 tsp
Black pepper powder(optional): 1tsp
Oil: 2 tbsp
Slice the eggplant in to round shape and rinse with water and pat dry with kitchen towel.
Take all the other ingredient except oil in a plate.
Mix these spices with 2 tbsp water to form a paste.
Apply the paste to the eggplant and keep it for 10-15 mins
Heat oil in a pan and then place the marinated eggplant in the pan.
Cook the eggplant in low to medium heat for 4-5 min one side and turn the eggplants and cook another side.
Prick a knife and check if the eggplant is cooked.
Switch off the flame and serve hot.