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Spicy Eggplant Slice/ Baingan Palita (Katri)

on April 19, 2016


Prep. Time 10 Mins.   Cook Time 15 Mins. Serving 2-3


  • Brinjal ( Eggplant)/ Aubergine 1 piece, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. Gram Flour/Besan
  • Sesame Oil  3 Tbsp.
  • Garlic Paste  1 Tea Spoon
  • Ginger Paste  1 Tea Spoon
  • Green Chili Paste  1 Tea Spoon (Optional)
  • Red Chili Powder  ½ Tea Spoon
  • Coriander Powder  1 Tbsp.
  • Cumin Powder ½ Tbsp.
  • ½ Tea Spoon Garam masala (Optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. Crushed Peanut
  • 1 Tea Spoon Crushed Almond
  • Pinch of Hing (asafetida)
  • Finely Chopped Fresh coriander  4 Tbsp.
  • Salt


  1. In a bowl add all the masala cumin powder, Coriander Powder, Red Chili Powder, Besan flour, green chili paste, ginger paste, garlic Paste, ½ spoons of oil, Hing, Crushed nuts, garam masala, fresh coriander chopped-3 Tbsp.(rest for garnishing), and salt to taste.
  2. Mix well and add 2-3 spoon of water. Make a thick paste. Keep aside.
  3. Prick the Brinjal slices with fork and apply the masala paste on both the sides. Repeat this process for all the slices of the eggplant.
  4. Heat a pan and place the Brinjal slices. Pour the oil in the pan and cook the Brinjal on both the side till Brinjal become soft. About 10-12 minutes. (Cook one side 4-5 minutes than flip and cook other side). By pricking the Brinjal the masala will nicely blend in the Brinjal. If you feel slices are dry then sprinkle 1-2 spoons of water and cook.
  5. Garnished with chopped coriander, Cover the lid at least 5-10 minutes after cooking.
  6. Serve with roti, or any kind of breads. Also good idea to make a bun sandwich or in pita bread.

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