Jul 13, 2010

Baingan Phodo ( Baingan / Brinjal stir - fried with rice powder )

Baingan Phodo ( Baingan stir - fried with rice powder )

Serves: 2

You will need

4 brinjal ( baingan ), cut into desired shape
2 teaspoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon urad dal
3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
1 tablespoon water
2 teaspoon rice powder


In a pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds. When they begin to pop add cumin seeds and urad dal. Saute for 2 -3 minutes.

Add diced baingan ( brinjal ), red chilli powder and salt to taste. Mix well. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon water ( do not add more water ).

Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat. When the brinjals are 3/4 done add rice powder and stir well ( brinjals are well coated with rice powder ).

Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat till done ( approximately 10 minutes ).

Serve as a side dish with rice / rotis.

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