Begun Bhaja

Prep: 25 minutes | Cook: 30 minutes | Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

1 large eggplant, cut into roundles

1 tsp chilli powder

½ tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp garam masala

100 gms rice flour

Salt

Mustard oil, for frying

Method:

  • Clean the eggplant well in water. Gently press it in between kitchen towel to remove excess water.
  • Add all the spice powder and salt to the eggplants. Marinate well for 10-15 minutes.
  • Heat oil in pan. Remove rice flour in plate.
  • Dab these marinated eggplant slices in rice flour, dust off the excess four and place them in the pan for frying.
  • Shallow fry the slices for 2 minutes on both sides, until nice golden brown.
  • Drain off the excess oil on an absorbent paper.
  • Serve them hot along with chapattis.
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