West Bengal Recipes
 

Begun Bhaja

 
   
Serves 2

Ingredients
1 aubergine 1 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste  

Method
Cut the aubergine into circular pieces. The pieces should be about an inch thick. Rub salt and turmeric on the pieces. Heat oil in a pan. Deep fry the aubergine pieces. Remove from oil and place on absorbent towel to drain excess oil. Serve hot with luchi.

NUTRIENT COMPOSITION PER SERVING

MACRONUTRIENTS MICRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 159 Carotene  ( μg ) 15.0
Protein (g) 2.25 Vitamin C  (mg) 6.0
Carbohydrate (g) 3.6 Mg  (mg) 7.5
Fat (g) 15.05 Na  (mg) 1.5
Fibre (g) 1.0 K  (mg) 100
Minerals (g) 0.4 Mn  (mg) 0.07
Calcium  (mg) 25.0 Zn  (mg) 0.11
Phosphorus  (mg) 32.0 Cr  (mg) 0.004
Iron  (mg) 0.7    

Modification
Reduce the amount of oil used by sauteing the eggplant

Ingredients

1 aubergine

1 tsp turmeric powder

Oil 1 tbs

Salt to taste


NUTRIENT COMPOSITION PER SERVING

MACRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 92
Protein (g) 2.25
Carbohydrate (g) 3.6
Fat (g) 7.55
Fibre (g) 1.0
Minerals (g) 0.4