Stuffed Baingan Recipe

Stuffed Baingan Recipe

Cuisine: Maharashtrian

Stuffed Baingan Recipe: Stuffed Baingan is a dish where brinjals (eggplants) are filled with a spiced mixture and cooked until tender. It’s a popular dish in Maharashtrian cuisine.


  • 8 small Brinjal (Biangan)

  • 8 peeled baby Potato (Batata)

  • 2 large sliced Onion (Kanda)

  • 2/3rd cup grated Coconut (Nariyal)

  • 4 tblsp unsalted chopped Cashews

  • 8 Cloves (Lavang)

  • 8 Black Pepper corns (Kalimirchi)

  • 1/2 tsp Sugar (Cheeni)

  • To taste Salt (Namak)

  • 1 tsp Cayenne Powder

  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)

  • 1 tsp Tamarind Paste (Imli)

  • 8 tblsp Oil

  • 2 tblsp Coriander seeds (Dhania)

  • 3 tblsp chopped finely Coriander Leaves (Dhania Powder)


  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan
  • Now add cloves, coriander seeds and peppercorns.
  • Simmer for a minute
  • Now add sliced onions and fry until brown.
  • Add coconut and stir fry until browned,
  • remove and allow to cool.
  • Grind the mixture to a paste using blender.
  • Add little water if needed.
  • Slit each eggplant lengthwise into four, keeping the stem end intact.
  • Now in the grinded mixture mix cayenne powder, salt, sugar, tamarind paste, cashews and turmeric powder.
  • Stuff the eggplants with this mixture, reserving some.
  • Roll the potatoes in the remaining mixture.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a pan and add the vegetables.
  • Cook over low heat without burning,
  • Add little water if necessary, until done.
  • Keep an eye.
  • Serve hot with roti.

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