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How to make Baigani - Brinjal Fritters Recipe

Updated on March 31, 2013
Baigani - Brinjal Fritters
Baigani - Brinjal Fritters

Baigani - Brinjal Fritters

Baigani or Brinjal Fritters which is also known as Eggplant Fitters is a famous evening bengali snack, however, famous all over India as well. It is very delicious, crispy and very easy to make in less time. I generally savor it at tea time and sometimes with dinner as well. The same recipe, the fritters are made with potatoes and raw banana also. Here anyway am introducing the recipe with Brinjal.

Cooking time required for

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 min
Ready in: 10 min
Yields: Serves six people

Ingredients required for making Baigani - Brinjal Fritters

  • 250 grams Besan (gram flour)
  • 2 Brinjal cut into slices
  • Few black cummin seeds
  • Salt to Taste
  • Mustard Oil for deep frying.

Method of cooking Baigani - Brinjal Fritters

  1. Below are the step-by-step process of making this easy quick snack. I enclosed the pics for better understanding of how to make Baigani or Brinjal Fritters

# Step 1 of making Baigani or Brinjal Fritters

  • Cut Brinjal into thin slices

Brinjal cut into thin slices
Brinjal cut into thin slices

# Step 2 of making Baigani or Brinjal Fritters

  • Make a thick batter with the besan and add the black cumin seeds and salt to it.

Besan Batter with black cummin seeds
Besan Batter with black cummin seeds

# Step 3 of making Baigani or Brinjal Fritters

  • Heat the mustard oil in a pan or a wok.

Heating Mustard Oil
Heating Mustard Oil

# Step 4 of making Baigani or Brinjal Fritters

  • Take 1 Tbs of heated mustard oil from the pan and add the same to the batter (This will make the fry crispier).

Adding Mustard oil to the batter
Adding Mustard oil to the batter

# Step 5 of making Baigani or Brinjal Fritters

  • Now dip the Brinjal one by one into the batter and deep fry them.

Frying Baigani or Brinjal Fritters
Frying Baigani or Brinjal Fritters

# Its done !

  • Delicious Baigani or Brinjal Fritters is now ready. Serve it hot and savor it and enjoy its crispiness.

Baigani or Brinjal Fritters
Baigani or Brinjal Fritters

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    • peachpurple profile image

      peachy 4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      well explained hub with great photos. Looks like popiah brinjal to me. Voted up

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      Susan 4 years ago from India

      Thanks peachpurple for stopping by and commenting and of course for your vote. Good day

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      Annie Miller 4 years ago from Wichita Falls, Texas

      I love eggplant ... can not wait to try this recipe!

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      Susan 4 years ago from India

      Thank you Annie for commenting on my hub. I am sure you will love it after trying this out. Good day.

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      Rumana 4 years ago from Sharjah, UAE

      Great pics Susan.

      You have explained the recipe very beautifully.

      Voted up Interesting!

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      Susan 4 years ago from India

      Thanks Rumana ji. I am glad that you liked it.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      I also love this one and will have to try out.

      Voted up.

      Eddy.

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      Susan 4 years ago from India

      Thanks Eddy for your vote. I am sure you will love it.

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      Mazlan 4 years ago from Malaysia

      Your tip to use the heated oil to the batter, to make it crispier is interesting. Must try this formula with my banana fritter recipe. Thanks for sharing

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      Susan 4 years ago from India

      Yes greatstuff try it out and I am sure you will be happy with the result. Thanks for you commenting.

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