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Begun bhaja recipe | Baingan bhaja | Eggplant tava fry recipe

Begun bhaja recipe- easy to make tasty eggplant tava fry Bengali style!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 112kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1 big eggplant
  • 2 teaspoons rice flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt
  • Oil


  • Wash and slice the eggplants into 1 inch roundels.
  • Keep the sliced eggplants immersed in water for 15 minutes to remove bitterness.
  • Drain and discard the water from eggplants. Now add the salt, spice powders and rice flour to the eggplants. Toss well.
  • Heat a tava with 1 tablespoon oil. Once the oil is hot spread the marinated eggplants and fry in medium flame. Fry for 10-12 minutes flipping frequently. Fry till the eggplants turn crispy at the edges and golden from both sides. Serve begun bhaja hot with rice or roti.


Serving: 4g | Calories: 112kcal