• Prep Time 5-10 minutes
  • Cook Time 10-15 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

Bengali favourite begun bhaja with a slight twist.


  • Brinjal – 1 no large
  • Ginger garlic paste – 2 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Juice of – 1 lemon
  • Oil – 4-5 tbsp
  • Poppy seeds – for coating



  1. Cut the brinjal into thick round slices and place them in a bowl. Add ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder,salt and lemon juice.
  2. Rub the masala on the slices and keep aside for marination for 5 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a non stick pan.
  4. Spread poppy seeds on a plate. Coat each marinated brinjal slice with the poppy seeds and place the slices in the pan. Cover and cook on medium heat, flipping sides till evenly golden.
  5. Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.


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Harpal Sokhi


Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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