Monday, 1 October 2012

Begun Baahaar

Begun Baahar is a spicy dish...Mustard paste,poppy seed paste and coconut add the flavour to the dish...

1.Begun (Brinjals): 2 large
2.Poppy seed paste: 2 tsps
3.Mustard paste: 1 tsps
4. Grated coconut: 8 tbsps
5.Tomato paste: 1 cup
6.Slitted green chillies: 4
7.Sugar: 1 tsp
8.Turmeric powder: 1 tsp
9.Salt: as per taste
10.Chopped corriender leaves: 2tsps

1.Cut each brinjal into 4 pieces through its long axis.
2.Rub with turmeric,salt and sugar.
3.Deep fry the pieces in a heavy bottomed kadai.
4.Remove the pieces when they turn light golden.
5.Add tomato paste,cook till it becomes dried.
6.Add mustard and poppy seed paste.
7.Add 6 tbsps grated coconut and slitted green chillies when oil remove from the gravy.
8.Add salt and 1 cup water.
9.Add brinjal pieces.
10.Cover with lid.
11.When gravy thickens,add 2 tbsps grated coconut and corriender leaves.
12.Serve with paratha or luchi.