1. 8 Baingan / Brinjal
  2. 3 green chilies finely chopped
  3. 2 onion finely chopped
  4. 1/2 cup oil
  5. 3 tbsp lemon juice
  6. salt as per taste
  7. 4 tbsp coriander seeds
  8. 2 tbsp aniseeds
  9. 2 tbsp cumin seeds
  10. 2 tbsp fenugreek seeds
  11. 2 tsp turmeric powder


  • Slit brinjal lengthways withoutcutting them in 2 pieces
  • Roast coriander seeds,aniseeds,cumin seeds ,fenugreek seeds and then grind them to powder and add the turmeric powder, salt, lemon juice and green chilies to make a stuffing
  • Stuff the mixture between bringal and tie them back together with cotton thread to prevent stuffing escaping.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onions until golden brown. Add the brinjal and cover tightly.
  • Occasionally keep turning the brinjals until cooked properly
  • Serve the stuffed baigan (bringal) hot with roti or parathas