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Khaskhasi Baigan

Brinjal with poppyseed paste

Recipe by srabani sinha of kolkata, IN

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 1 medium size brinjal
    • 1 large size onion
    • 2-3 flakes garlic
    • 2-3 green chili
    • 4 tblsp poppy seed
    • 1 tbsp mustard seed (optional)
    • 2 tbsp Mustard oil
    • Salt to taste
    • ½ tsp turmeric powder


    1. Cut brinjal first lengthwise then widthwise.
    2. Marinate with salt and turmeric powder for ten minutes.
    3. Heat oil and fry onion till translucent. Keep fried onion aside.
    4. Heat oil. Put the fire slow.
    5. Add brinjal pieces and cover.
    6. Grind poppy seed, mustard seed, green chilli and garlic to a smooth paste with water.
    7. Grind fried onion separately.
    8. When brinjal will turn soft, add spice paste along with onion paste and salt to taste.
    9. Add hand full of water to mix the paste well with brinjal.
    10. Keep them cook for sometime, then remove from fire.


    rathod kishor

    nice recipe its dry thank u so much