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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Aubergine Peanuts Masala Fry

How to make Baingan peanuts masala fry | shallow fried eggplant peanuts masala fry.

Sharing another variation of Baingan masala fry. In today's recipe brinjals are fried and flavored with a delightful mix of roasted peanuts and Indian spice's to give a unique and spicy taste. This is again a must try brinjal recipe.

Today's recipe is very unique and scrumptious recipe of brinjals, as we're going to use big brinjals which are normally used for making Bharta and not for shallow frying. As mom is very passionate about brinjals so i love to prepare brinjals in the best possible ways.

Today's recipe is very simple, but very delicious brinjal preparation. This recipe again comes under fast to cook good to eat recipes. In today's preparation brinjals are cut into thick rounds, then shallow fried and flavored with peanuts and Indian spices. This is again side dish recipe, but you can enjoy this as a main course recipe as this taste awesome with chappati. To enjoy this recipe serve it immediately after preparation.


Let's get started 

☑ Recipe details ⬇

⚫Prep time -  5 min
⚫Cook time - 10-15 min
⚫Cuisine - Indian 
⚫Recipe type - side dish
⚫Recipe difficulty level - very easy
⚫Servings 4

☑ Ingredients required ⬇

⚫500 grams brinjal (eggplant / Aubergine)
⚫2tbsp coriander powder
⚫2 tbsp roasted, ground peanuts 
⚫3tsp red chilly powder / or use whole Kashmiri red chillies as it will give you awesome taste. Grind that with roasted peanuts..
⚫⅓ tsp turmeric powder
⚫1 tsp dry mango powder
⚫1tbsp sesame seeds
⚫Salt to taste
⚫Cooking oil for frying

Method ⬇

☑ Step 1 mise en place 

♦ Wash and pat dry the brinjals with clean kitchen cloth. Remove and discard the stems. Cut them into thick rounds Give criss cross lines for faster and even cooking, but make sure you don’t run deep to cut it off! Important point : follow brinjal cutting work after placing cooking oil for shallow frying to control the oxidation process of brinjals. Please don't cut them too far ahead of cooking.

♦Now, take above mentioned dry ingredients in a plate. Mix all well, Keep it aside until called for.

☑ Step 2 - Cooking time

♦ Heat oil in a fry pan and shallow fry the baingan on both sides on high fire for 5-6 minutes and a minute or two on slow flame till turn crisp and golden brown.. Drain the excess oil. Remove and keep it aside.

♦Now, take above mentioned mixed dry ingredients, coat this masala nicely over the fried brinjals. Place them back in the fry pan or on flat tawa, if needed, add a tsp cooking oil, toss them  gently on both the sides. Cook them in a slow flame covering lid for a minute or two. Serve hot..


  1. That's so sweet of you Deepa that you try to make new variations for your Mom! In my case, my Mom does that! ;) I wish I could do the same! An this Aubergine Peanut Masala indeed looks so scrumptious. I would have never thought of adding peanuts to the aubergine! What a genius idea! YUMMYLICIOUS! Would try it soon! :)

    1. You know Anu, Khana banane mein maza tab aata hai, jab Koi apke haath ka banaya hua Khana Bhut hi Pyar se enjoy karke khata hai... Even though I hardly taste brinjals but I love making it as mom enjoy it.. I am a very passionate cook and love to cook with a lot of enthusiasm as able to give full justice to my work.. You know, it actually feels great and that is truly truly awesome feel.. Thank you so much dear for your generous and loving words. I'm absolutely elated at the moment. :)

  2. deepa, you are killing it with these awesome eggplant recipes. I am literally drooling over the crunchy peanuts!! yum!

    1. Hi Manali,
      Awww, that's really so sweet of you, Thank you so much dear for your loving words.I'm glad your liked it. Very much appreciated. Have a great weekend ahead.:)

  3. Mmmm, aubergine, peanuts and Masala flavours?! This is definitely my idea of heaven Deepa! Aubergines are my favourite vegetable, and I love the spices you combined them with. What a fantastic dish. I will definitely have to try this! Thank you for sharing :)

    1. HI Harriet,
      Thank you so much dear for this very beautiful comment, much appreciated I'm very sure you'll going to enjiy this a lot.
      Have a great weekend ahead.:)

  4. Loved this version of aubergine. Looks this masala recipe. Great that you try all variation

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    1. Thanks a lot my dear friend Soma.😊👍