Tajine Baigan
Minty, spicy and juicy, this quick fix brinjal dish comes with delicious flavours and is sure to be a big hit.
Tajine Baigan Recipe by Chef Emanual Chauhan

- 1

Cooking Time

-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Min


  • 4 to 6 small brinjals
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 15 to 20 mint sprigs
  • 2 tsp soya sauce
  • 2 green chillies slit
  • A few ginger juliennes
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 wedge lemon juiced
  • Salt
  • Mint sprigs
  • Lemon wedge
  • Mint
  • Green chilli
  • cooked rice


  1. 1

    Take the brinjals and make criss cross slits at the bottom! Stuff some ginger juliennes and mint sprigs into the slits.
  2. 2

    In a bowl, add soya sauce, slit green chilli and some ginger juliennes.
  3. 3

    Mix well.
  4. 4

    Add the stuffed brinjals to this mix and marinade the contents.
  5. 5

    Heat a tajine and drizzle some oil into it.
  6. 6

    Sauté? the marinaded brinjals.
  7. 7

    Later add some water and pour the leftover marinade.
  8. 8

    Squeeze the a lemon wedge to add some tang.
  9. 9

    Add salt to season the dish and mix.
  10. 10

    Cover the tajine and cook for 10 15 min.
  11. 11

    Serve hot and garnish with cooked rice, lemon wedges, chillies and mint.
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