Beguni (Aubergine fritters)

Modern Indian Mom

Aubergine is called Begun in bengal (a state in the eastern region in India) & Beguni is one of a common yet favourite street food. This little snack is nothing but thinly sliced batter fried aubergine. The crisp snack is just perfect for a rainy day while you are sipping masala chai (tea) or it can be a great companion with that hot piping khichuri (for me this is an indian version of risotto). Here is how you get them to your plate πŸ™‚

Aubergine – 1 medium-sized
Gram Flour (Besan) – 1 cup
Turmeric -1/2 teaspoon
Red chilli Powder – 1/2th teaspoon
Salt – to taste
Nigella seeds (Kalongi) – 1 & 1/2 teaspoon
Oil – enough for deep-frying
Water 3/4th cup. (You may want to use less or more to keep the consistency you like. however the batter needs to be thick to be able to coat…

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