Baigan Methi Recipe

Baigan Methi Recipe

Cuisine: Bengali

Baigan Methi Recipe: Baigan Methi is a dish made with brinjal (eggplant) and fenugreek leaves (methi) cooked with spices. It’s a flavorful and nutritious combination often found in Indian cuisine.


  • 1 green chilli slit

  • salt to taste

  • 1/2 bunch fenugreek leaves (methi)

  • 3 baby brinjals

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • oil for frying

  • 1 pinch sugar


  • Cut brinjal into cubes.
  • Wash methi leaves thoroughly,
  • Cut roughly and keep aside.
  • Heat up oil in a kadhai.
  • Deep fry the brinjal pieces and set aside.
  • Heat up 1 tblsp oil in a pan.
  • Mix in cumin seeds and slit green chilli.
  • Once the cumin seeds begin to crackle,
  • Mix in the washed methi leaves.
  • Cover and stir fry for a while.
  • Mix in salt and a pinch of sugar and stir fry till done.
  • Mix in the fried brinjal and stir fry for another 2 minutes.
  • Serve hot.

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