Baingan ka salan Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Baingan ka salan is a popular Indian dish made with eggplants cooked in a tangy and spicy peanut and sesame gravy. The dish is known for its rich flavors and creamy texture. The eggplants are first fried until golden brown and then simmered in a flavorful sauce made with tamarind, peanuts, sesame seeds, and a blend of aromatic spices. Baingan ka salan is typically served with rice or roti and makes for a delicious and satisfying vegetarian meal.

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Baingan ka salan

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Ingredients for Baingan ka salan Recipe

  • 1 Small Eggplants
  • 3/4 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 2.25 Y Leaves
  • 1/2 Onions, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/4 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • 1/2 tablespoon Peanuts
  • 1/4 tablespoon Sesame Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • as per your need Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Baingan Ka Salan Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and fry the eggplants until golden brown. Remove and set aside.
  • STEP 2.In the same pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 3.Add onions, ginger-garlic paste, and green chilies. Cook until onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add tamarind pulp, peanuts, and sesame seeds. Cook for a few minutes.
  • STEP 6.Add water and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • STEP 7.Add the fried eggplants and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose small and firm eggplants for this recipe as they cook faster and have a better texture.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • To make the salan thicker, you can add a tablespoon of roasted gram flour (besan) to the gravy.

Storage and Serving

  • Baingan ka salan can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the salan in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve baingan ka salan with steamed rice, biryani, or roti for a complete meal.
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat< 1 g Protein3 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber


  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp