Baingan Masala
These delicious stuffed eggplants are cooked with spices in a tangy, rich gravy.

- Indian

Cooking Time

-20 Min

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • 6 eggplants
  • 2 tbsp mixed spices (dry mango powder, salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 tsp green chillies, chopped
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp All ground spice
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp peanut, sesame seeds and coconut paste, Salt to taste, Water as required
  • FOR garnish
  • coriander chopped


  1. 1

    Make slits on the eggplants and fill them with the mixed spices, comprising dry mango powder, salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder.
  2. 2

    Heat oil in a pan and saute the chopped onion with the ginger-garlic paste.
  3. 3

    Add chopped tomato and chopped green chillies.
  4. 4

    Next add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, all ground spice and coriander powder and mix well with a little water.
  5. 5

    Mix again with a paste of peanut, sesame seeds and coconut.
  6. 6

    Put the mixed-spice filled eggplants into the masala, mix well and let it cook for some time.
  7. 7

    When the eggplants are cooked, transfer them to a serving dish.
  8. 8

    Garnish with chopped coriander.
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