Baigan Masala

By Chef Rupal V

Preparation Time : 3 Hrs

Tags: Gujarati


Serves 2

Baigan Masala is a trademark dish from the Western state of Gujarat.

About the Dish

Baigan Masala is a Gujarati delicacy, that contains whole eggplants/brinjal prepared in homemade masalas. Also known as eggplant curry, it’s a variable dish and is popular in the Western states of India. It’s a healthy delicacy as eggplants are a great source of vitamins, aids in digestion, improves bone and heart health. While it has some variations in different cultures, our chef uses her family recipe, which brings out it’s authenticity and deliciousness.

How to Eat

You can eat it with some steamed rice or with some chapati (flatbread). Pour some gravy and brinjal on the rice, and get mix-y, or break a bite-sized piece from the chapati and baigan, and enjoy. It's a mildly spicy dish that has soft and flavourful baigan. It's supposed to be enjoyed hot at either lunch or dinner with your loved ones.

About the Chef

Chef Rupal V