Khatte Meethe Baingan Recipe

Khatte Meethe Baingan is a popular Indian dish made with baby eggplants cooked in a tangy and sweet sauce. The dish is known for its unique combination of flavors, with the tanginess coming from tamarind and sweetness from jaggery. The eggplants are first fried until golden brown and then simmered in the flavorful sauce until tender. Khatte Meethe Baingan is a delicious and satisfying vegetarian dish that can be enjoyed with rice or roti.

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Ingredients for Khatte Meethe Baingan Recipe

  • 100 gram Baby Eggplants
  • 0.60 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/5 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/5 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/10 teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1/5 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/5 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/10 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/5 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/5 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.40 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • 0.40 tablespoon Jaggery
  • 1/5 cup Water
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Khatte Meethe Baingan Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and fry the baby eggplants until golden brown.
  • STEP 2.In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and fenugreek seeds. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and cook until golden brown. Then add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add tamarind pulp, jaggery, and water. Stir and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • STEP 6.Add the fried eggplants to the sauce and simmer for 10-15 minutes until the eggplants are cooked through.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose small and tender baby eggplants for this recipe as they cook faster and have a sweeter taste.
  • Adjust the sweetness and tanginess of the dish according to your preference by adding more or less jaggery and tamarind pulp.
  • You can also add some roasted peanuts or cashews for an extra crunch and flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Khatte Meethe Baingan can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dish in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve Khatte Meethe Baingan as a side dish with rice or roti for a delicious and satisfying meal.
Nutrition
value
237
calories per serving
7 g Fat9 g Protein38 g Carbs19 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    38g
  • Fiber
    19g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    38g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    19g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    473mg
  • Iron
    8mg
  • Vitamin A
    743mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    63mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    38mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    178mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    248mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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