Dec 292015

Matar Baingan Bhujia – a delightful combination of fresh green peas and soft, juicy eggplant makes for a comforting dish. My kitchen is most times stocked with eggplants – those versatile purple vegetables that play a major role in my culinary escapades.

Matar Baingan Bhujia Recipe

Matar Baingan Bhujia Andhra Recipe

Matar Baingan Bhujia is a flavoursome vegetarian recipe that’s fairly simple to make. I love the contrast between the veggies – the brilliant purple eggplant, cooked all nice and soft, while the fresh peas are a juicy green. Enjoy this peas and brinjal dish with rice and dal.

Matar Baingan Bhujia Step By Step:

Eggplant Peas Masala is a simple but delicious dish with soft, tender baingan and bright green peas. You can devour Baingan Matar smothered with some Indian bread or mix it generously with hot rice. Flavour-packed and nutrition-rich Vankaya Batani Koora is a family favorite.

How to make matar baingan bhujia ki sabzi:

For this healthy eggplant and peas Indian recipe, chop brinjals and keep in water.

Cubed brinjals for Indian eggplant recipe

Cut brinjals

Chop onion, tomato, chilli, garlic and coriander leaves.

Stir Fried Eggplant and Peas Recipe Ingredients

Baingan Matar Masala Ingredients

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add chopped onions, green chilli and minced garlic; sauté till the onions turn soft and translucent.

Fry onions for brinjal recipe

Saute onions, garlic

Tip in the chopped tomato, mix well. Add chopped eggplant and stir.

Saute tomat, eggplant for Baingan Matar Recipe

Add tomato, eggplant

Add the spices – salt, turmeric, coriander powder and chilli powder.  Combine well, coating the aubergine pieces with the spices. Cover and allow the eggplant to cook through, stirring occasionally to prevent it from sticking to the pan.

spices for Eggplant Peas Recipe

Add spices

Add sambhar powder and green peas. 

Aubergine and Green Peas Recipe

Add peas

Stir well, mix it around with spices and cook the peas and brinjal for a minute or two.

Eggplant and green peas recipe preparation

Matar Baingan Preparation

Sprinkle some finely chopped coriander leaves and take it off the heat. Leave the lid on the Baingan Matar Masala dish to allow all the delicious flavours to mingle. 

Vankaya Batani Koora Recipe

Eggplant Peas

Serve Andhra Matar Baingan Bhujia with hot Rotis or with steamed rice and dal.

Baingan Matar Recipe

Brinjal Peas Masala

If you are looking for more peas recipes, do try out Palak Matar, Lau Koraishuti and Methi Malai Matar.

Vankaya Batani Recipe details below:

Matar Baingan Bhujia Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Eggplant and green peas combination is pure genius – full of flavour and unbelievably satisfying. The subtly spiced baingan sabzi comes together fairly quickly and is a great way to enjoy eggplant. Do try out this easy matar baingan ki sabzi recipe.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Andhra
Servings: 4
Calories: 72 kcal
Author: Shil
  • Brinjal – 1 medium chopped
  • Onion – 1 medium chopped
  • Green chilli – 1 chopped
  • Garlic – ½ tsp chopped
  • Tomato – 1 medium chopped
  • Turmeric – ½ tsp
  • Chilli powder -1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Peas – 1/3 cup
  • Coriander leaves – 1 tsp
  • Sambhar powder optional – ½ tsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  1. To make spiced eggplant with green peas, wash and cut brinjals into small cubes. Immerse in water to prevent the eggplant pieces from turning black. Chop onion and green chill finely. Mince garlic.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan. Toss in chopped onions, green chilli and garlic. Saute till the onions start to brown.
  3. Add the tomato and stir.
  4. Add the chopped brinjal, salt, turmeric, chilli powder and coriander powder. Combine well.
  5. Cook covered till the brinjals are almost done. Add the green peas and sambhar powder, mix well and cook the Matar Baingan for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve Matar Baingan Bhujia with paranthas, or white rice and yellow dal.
Recipe Notes

You can add some dry mango powder (amchur powder) instead of sambhar powder.
Small potato cubes can be tossed in for variation


Matar Baingan Bhujia With Eggplant And Peas | Vankaya Batani Kura
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