Fried Baby Eggplant with a Peanut-Coconut Sauce

Baghare Baingan

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

No special Hyderabadi meal is complete without this rich peanut-coconut curry smothering pan-fried baby eggplant. A specialty of the Hindu community in that charming bi-religious city, this curry can be “slightly laborious to make, but well worth it,” said Preeti Mathur, a reporter whose roots are deeply embedded in the city. She often makes it for her father, now a widower, who lives with her in the U.S., in one of the suburbs of the Twin Cities. Her father’s approval of h