Nov 14, 2012

Baingan Ki Subzi or Brinjal Ki Subzi (with rice flour)

Baingan (Brinjal) Ki Subzi (with rice flour)

A tasty side dish with rice or rotis, made of brinjal, spices and rice flour (without onion and garlic). Homestyle preparation !!!

Serves: 3


1 tablespoon oil

½ teaspoon mustard seeds

½ teaspoon jeera seeds (cumin seeds)

1 teaspoon red chilli powder

½ teaspoon turmeric powder

5 medium size brinjal (baingan) purple or green  color, cut into ½ - inch cubes

2 tablespoon water

¾ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

3 teaspoon rice flour (adding rice flour will give a unique taste)

1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves (optional)


Dilute red chilli powder and turmeric powder in 1 tablespoon water. Keep aside.

Heat oil in a non stick pan on medium heat. Add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add jeera seeds. Turn the heat to low and add diluted red chilli powder and turmeric  powder. Stir well.

Add brinjal cubes, sprinkle 2 tablespoon water and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a tight lid and cook on a medium to low heat for 12 – 15 minutes or until done/ water dries up.

At this stage, sprinkle rice flour and mix well nicely until rice flour well combined with cooked brinjal. Serve hot as a side dish with rice or rotis. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves (optional).

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