Begun Pora (Bengali Roasted Eggplant)

Some call it without any ‘gun’ (talent), no food values! Whatever be it is, Bengalis call it ‘Begun’ for Eggplant or Aubergine or Brinjal. Eggplant is cooked in many ways – batter-fried called ‘Beguni’, crescents fried in oil called ‘Begun Bhaja’, roasted or boiled and mashed. Come winter, India is flooded with plump, dark purple… Continue reading Begun Pora (Bengali Roasted Eggplant)