Methi Baigan


Brinjal 3 nos
Fenugreek leaves 2 cups
Ginger 2tbspns chopped
Tomato puree 1tbspn
Red chilly powder 1 tspn
Mustard seeds 2 tspns
Refined oil 2 tbspns
Salt use as required
Sugar 1 tspn
Corriander leaves 1 tbsp

How to make Methi Begun:
  • Cut the Brinjal into cubes.
  • Place the brinjals in a bowl of water.(this is to prevent the discolouration of the brinjals which will occur if the brinjals come into contact with air)
  • Wash and chop the fenugreek leaves.
  • Grind the ginger and mustard to a smooth paste in a blender adding a little water to obtain a paste like consistency. Keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan. Add the brinjals and fry for a minute over a medium flame stirring constantly.
  • Add the red chilly powder,ginger-mustard paste, salt and the sugar and fry for a minute over a low flame.
  • Add the fenugreek leaves and the tomato puree and fry for a minute.
  • Add a little water and cook the vegetables till they are done and the water has evaporated.
  • Serve hot garnished with the chopped corriander leaves.