Baingan Poori

A good Breakfast with Eggplant

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Baingan Poori

A good Breakfast with Eggplant

Category : Vegetarian, Breakfast

By padmini me

Published On: 10 Mar 2014

Rating: 4
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15 Minutes
Served : 4
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  • Eggplant : 1 (medium sized)
    Finely chopped onion : 1 no
    Finely chopped green chilies : 2 nos
    Coriander powder : 1 tsp
    Cumin powder : 1 tsp
    Garam masala : 1 tsp
    Red chili powder : 1 tsp
    Wheat flour 2 cup
    Chopped coriander leaves : 4 – 5 nos
    Salt : as reqd
    Oil : as reqd


Step 1

Place the eggplant on the gas cook top and dry roast it. Ensure that the flame is always low and keep turning it so that all the sides are roasted equally.

Step 2

Roast it till all the skin is charred.

Step 3

Take it off the gas and let it cool down.

Step 4

Peel off the skin and mash the eggplant properly.

Step 5

Heat little amount of oil in a pan and add green chillies.

Step 6

Add chopped onions and cook till pink.

Step 7

Now mix the mashed roasted eggplant with the cooked onions and let it cook for about 5 minutes.

Step 8

Add salt, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chili powder, coriander leaves and garam masala and cook till the mixture becomes absolutely dry and all the masalas get blended properly in eggplant.

Step 9

Let the mixture cool down.

Step 10

Now add wheat flour to this eggplant masala and knead it to make dough by adding sufficient amount of water.

Step 11

It should be kneaded in the same manner as we kneed for making chapathis.

Step 12

Divide the dough into several portions and make them into round balls.

Step 13

Roll them into the round and small “poori” shape.

Step 14

Heat oil for frying and fry these pooris.

Step 15

Fry both the sides till brown.

Step 16

Serve with pickle.

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