Tava Baingan (Roasted Eggplant) Recipe

Tava Baingan, also known as Roasted Eggplant, is a popular Indian dish made with eggplant, spices, and herbs. The eggplant is roasted on a tava (griddle) until it becomes soft and tender, giving it a smoky flavor. It is then seasoned with a blend of spices like turmeric, cumin, and coriander, along with garlic and ginger. Tava Baingan is a delicious and healthy side dish that pairs well with roti or rice.

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Ingredients for Tava Baingan (Roasted Eggplant) Recipe

  • 1 Small To Medium Sized Eggplants
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Tava Baingan (roasted Eggplant) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and pat dry the eggplants. Make slits on the eggplants without cutting them into halves.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a tava or skillet over medium heat. Add the eggplants and cook until they turn soft and tender, flipping occasionally.
  • STEP 3.In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add ginger-garlic paste and saut茅 for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped onions and cook until they turn golden brown. Then, add chopped tomatoes and cook until they become soft.
  • STEP 5.Add turmeric, cumin powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  • STEP 6.Add the roasted eggplants to the pan and gently mix them with the spice mixture. Cook for a few minutes until the flavors blend together.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with roti or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose small to medium-sized eggplants for this recipe as they cook faster and have a better texture.
  • Make sure to roast the eggplants until they are completely soft and tender to enhance the flavor and texture of the dish.
  • You can adjust the spice levels according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.

Storage and Serving

  • Tava Baingan is best served hot and fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the leftovers in a pan or microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
91
calories per serving
7 g Fat1 g Protein4 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Carbs
    4g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    4g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    23mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    389mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    13mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    8mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    30mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    34mg
  • 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