#Barathon 2018

This post is written for Bar-A-Thon Day 5

Challenge with Blog-A-Rythm

– Theme –“Marathon of my favourite things.”

Bhagaare Baingan


Serves: 2



5 purple baby baingan/bringal

10-12 cashew nuts

10-12 almonds

150 ml coconut milk

1 onion, finely chopped

1 tsp ginger garlic paste

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp zeera/cumin seeds

1 tbsp coriander powder

1 tsp red chilli powder 

1/2 tsp red chilli flakes

1-2 green chilli

3-4 Curry leaves/bay leaves 

1 tsp mustard seed

Cilantro for garnishing



1. Fry onions till golden brown now grind onions along with almonds, cashew nuts, salt and 1 green chili into a fine paste.

2. Slit baby baingans with a knife into 4 pieces but keep them attached with their cap.

3. Fry the brinjals in oil until soft but still holds shape. Drain and set aside. In the same oil, fry ginger garlic paste until golden. Then add the ground paste and fry for a minute.

4. To this, add turmeric powder, chilli powder, jeera, coriander powder and salt. Mix well and fry for another minute.

5. Add the coconut milk, mix, then add the brinjals and cook closed for 5-10 mins. Add bhagar and Garnish with fresh coriander leaves before serving.

For Bhagar

Add Curry Leaves and mustard seeds into hot oil fry till you can hear the crackling of seeds now add over the baingan.

Your Bhagaare Baingan is ready to serve now. Serve them with chapati/ paratha/raita/rice as per your taste/choice.










20 Comments to (Untitled)

  1. Very interesting. I thought it was in the lines of Baingaan bharta but found coconut milk and bhagar then.

  2. CandyMama says:

    Very interesting. Shall try it coming weekend. ❤👍

  3. Ashvini Naik says:

    Thanks, Amna for the recipe.

    I shall try to make this over this weekend. I’ve always loved dishes made with coconut milk & they taste great. I’m sure this one will, too.

  4. Suzy says:

    Sounds yummy. Baingan is one of my favourite veges.

  5. Shilpa Garg says:

    I make brinjals like this though without coconut milk. Will try your recipe sometimes soon. It looks absolutely yum!

  6. This is my hubby’s favorite. But I am not a big fan of it. Will try your recipe and let you know.

  7. zainab says:

    I love Baigan:) pls send them LOL

  8. Shalzmojo says:

    Unusual to see coconut paired with baingan. Never though of this combo-wondering how it will taste 😊

  9. smitha says:

    this seems yum lovely… will try for sure tnx for sharing bomb 🙂

  10. Sayeri says:

    brinjal is my favorite vegetable. Brinjal fry, bharta, everything I love…thanks for sharing this recipe. Will try this.

  11. Alpana Deo says:

    I have never used coconut milk in baingan sabji. Must be a different taste. Next time will add coconut milk.

  12. Manisha Garg says:

    I love brinjal so this recipe becomes a must try for me.

  13. Geethica says:

    I like Bhaigan recipes but this one is different. I will surely try this one too.

  14. Tina says:

    Quite an intereting recipe. I have never tried this. Will have to make once and see.

  15. That is one form of baigan my husband loves to eat. Thanks for sharing the recipe

  16. With thanks! Valuable information!

  17. With thanks! Valuable information!

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