Begun Bhaja

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A Simple Bengali Style Begun Bhaja. 
Spicy And Crispy Begun Bhaja Made In Mustard Oil. There are lot of recipes for this dish. I used mustard masala for marination.

  • 2 Medium size brinjal
  • 1 Tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 Tbsp cumin seeds
  • 3-4 Black pepper
  • 1/2 Tbsp coriander seeds
  • 2-3 Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 Tbsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 Tbsp rice flour
  • Salt
  • Mustard oil

Step 1- Cut the brinjal  in round slices, rinse with water and let it dry on kitchen towel
Step 2- Grind mustard seeds, cumin seeds, black pepper, coariander seeds, garlic cloves to make a smooth paste
Step 3- Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt to taste
Step 4- Marinate brinjal slices with the spices paste and add rice flour
Step 5- Heat oil in a pan on high flame
Step 6- Now fry the brinjal slices till crisp and golden brown
Step 7- Turn off the flame and remove on a kitchen towel
Serve with hot fulkas or as a side dish with dal-chawal 🙂

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