Wednesday, 13 August 2008

Aloo Bangan (Baby Auberguines)

You can use regular aubergines, I just happened to have baby ones.

Aloo Baingan

Potatoes chopped into ½ inch dice 1 cup
Aubergine chopped into ½ inch cubes 1 cup
1 medium sized onion finely chopped
1 tomato finely chopped
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 clove garlic grated
½ inch piece ginger grated
½ tsp turmeric
1-2 tsp red chili powder
2 tsp coriander powder
½ tsp garam masala powder
Salt to tatse
Coriander to garnish
Oil 1 tblsp

Chop the potatoes and auberguine and keep in water.
Heat oil add cumin seeds. Then add chopped onions and sprinkle a little salt. Fry on medium heat till golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for a min.
Add turmeric powder, red chili and coriander powder and fry for a min
Add chopped tomatoes and fry till oil separates from the masala.
Add the potatoes, mix well and put ¼ cup water, cover and cook for 5 mins. Add the brinjal and cover and cook on low heat till done. There should not be too much water, only enough to cook the vegetables.
Sprinkle garam masala and green coriander.

Serve hot with rotis and dahi


seekingtaqwa said...

ooh it looks delish masha'allah.... might be a silly question but could you use whole aubergines chopped up?? or would it not work the same way?
this is defo going on my list of recipes to

Rainbow In The Grey Sky said...

yes you can sister as i use regular large ones when baby's not avalible. Glad you like sister.

Umm Ibrahim said...

Yummmmmm! Waiting for the recipe insha'Allah sis!

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