Baingan / Brinjal Curry (with Coconut) / Vangyachi Amti

Serving for - 3 Ingredients Brinjal - 3  Onion - 1  Tomato - 1 Red chili powder - 3/4 tsp Coriander powder - 1/2 ts...

Serving for - 3


Brinjal - 3 
Onion - 1 
Tomato - 1
Red chili powder - 3/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Dry mango powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala - 3/4 tsp
Pinch of asafoetida
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 10-12
grated jaggery - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1 and 1/2 tbsp
Salt to taste

To make paste

Dry grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Sesame seeds - 1 tbsp
Cloves of garlic - 3-4
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Some cilantro


  • Wash the brinjals and cut off the stems. Slice them and make a partial vertical slit on each slice.Put them into water. Chop the onion and tomato into small cubes.
  • Dry roast coconut and sesame seeds till they get slight brown color. Add coconut, sesame seeds, ginger, garlic and cilantro in a blender. Add little water and make a smooth paste. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, pinch of asafoetida and curry leaves. Let them splutter. 
  • Add chopped onion and saute till translucent. Add tomato cubes and cook till they turn tender.
  • Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, dry mango powder, garam masala and salt to taste. Saute till oil starts to separate from spices.
  • Add brinjal, ground paste and 2 cups of water. Mix well and cover the pan. Let it cook for 8-10 minutes till the time brinjals turn tender. Keep stirring in between.
  • Finally add grated jaggery and chopped cilantro. Allow curry to simmer on low heat for 5 minute. 
  • Serve this curry with any Indian flat bread or plain rice.


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  1. When I was a lil girl I used to gate crash into my maharashtrian neighbors house for lunch/ dinner... This Vangyachi amti post brings me back those fond memories!

  2. So flavourful and perfectly done..loved the flavours of the curry..

  3. Looks absolutely delicious. Another added to my to do list.

  4. Very delicious, nice masala..



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