Bharwa Baingan | Stuffed Brinjal (egg plant)Curry

Gems Gems, June 13, 2016

The term eggplant (englisg term for  bengan ) (used to prepare Bharwa Baingan  ) was first seen in literature from 1767 for the white varieties which resembles hen or goose eggs.It is also called as mad apple, vaṟutina in malayalam, vaṟutuṇai  in Tamil, vātigama in Sanskrit and bāḏinjān  in Arabic.

The eggplant is high in protein and dietary fiber, low fat content and provides essential nutrients in low quantities. It contains chlorogenic acid which is beneficial to human health. Below is one of the best brinjal recipes 

Bengan Bharva

Bengan Bharva






Bharwa Baingan or Stuffed Brinjal (egg plant) Curry
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: One Bowl
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Bharwa Baingan is one of the best eggplant recipe you have to try atleast once.
  • Brinjal-500gm
  • Turmeric-1tps
  • Red chili powder-1tsp
  • Salt-to taste
  • Oil-5 to 6 tblps(we require little more oil)
Masala Prepration
  • Ginger garlic paste-2tsp
  • Cloves-3
  • Onions-2(roughly chopped)
  • Green chilis-5
  • Cashew nuts-12
  • Coconut grated-2tsp
  • Jeera-1tps
  • Cinnamon-1/2 inch
  • Ghee-2tps
  1. Take the brinjals and wash them
  2. Now slit the brinjals into four halfs(+ symbol)
  3. Now take turmeric, red chili, salt each one tsp mix them well
  4. We need to stuff these three in slitted brinjal
  5. Now heat the pan add 6 tblsp of oil
  6. Slowly dip these brinjals into the oil keep the lid for 10 mins in medium flame so that they can cook properly from inside also.
  7. Now add all the “ MASALA PREPARATION” ingredients into the mixer
  8. Blend this till it become a fine thick paste
  9. Mean while we need to check brinjals whether they are cooked or not, turn brinjal to another side for both side cooking. once done with frying the stuffed brinjal keep it aside
  10. Now take another pan add 2 tsp of ghee.
  11. Add cloves, jeera, cinnamon, one finely chopped onion, Saute it till onion gets into golden brown color.
  12. After that add the blended paste to the pan stir them well and keep lid for 15 min
  13. After 15 mins once again stir the gravy if needed u can add water. keep another 10 min for cooking .
  14. After 10 mins if oil comes out from gravy our gravy is well cooked we need to add garam masala them add brinjal keep it for another 2 mins.
  15. Finally add cilantro leaves. Began bharwa is ready.
  16. Bharwa Baingan is ready and serve hot
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Bowl( from 2 baingan) Calories: 122 Fat: 8.6g Saturated fat: 3.6g Carbohydrates: 10.2g Sugar: 2.7g Sodium: 588mg Fiber: 2.8g Protein: 2.7g


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