Dum Ke Baingan Recipe

Dum Ke Baingan Recipe is a delicious side dish made with whole baby brinjal that is slit in the middle and sautéed until it becomes soft in the side and charred on the outside.  Small Green brinjal (green aubergine), Turmeric powder (Haldi), Salt, Lemon juice, Oil, Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds, Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini), Black pepper powder, Cloves (Laung), Bay leaf (tej patta), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Dry Red Chillies, Onion, Ginger, Garlic   6 Small Green brinjal (green aubergine) , slit into four 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) Salt , to taste 1 Lemon juice Oil For the Masala 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini) 1 tablespoon Black pepper powder 3 Cloves (Laung) 1 Bay leaf (tej patta) 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 2 Dry Red Chillies 2 Onion , chopped 1 inch Ginger , chopped 4 cloves Garlic     10   30     To begin making the Dum Ke Baingan Recipe, we will grind all the masala that are mentioned in the list, cardamom, cinnamon stick, black pepper powder, cloves, bay leaf, cumin seeds, dry red chillies, onion, ginger, garlic to a coarse paste by adding some water.Heat a pan with oil, add whole brinjal that are slit and saute them for 10 minutes. Sprinkle some salt over it and cook it covered so that it gets cooked faster.Once the brinjal becomes soft and turns dark brown then it is cooked. You can take them out and keep it aside until you make the gravy.Add little more oil in the same pan , and add the ground masala into the pan and keep cooking until the gravy is cooked.The gravy will slowly turn thick now add the  roasted brinjal and drizzle lemon juice.Combine the Dum Ke Baingan  well  and check for salt. Cover it and cook for at least 2 minutes and serve hot.Serve the Dum Ke Baingan Recipe along with Tawa Paratha, Kadhi Pakora, Sweet Potato & Green Bean Salad by the side to pack it for your everyday lunch box or just have it at home.