Baingan Masala is a popular vegetarian dish in Indian cuisine that consists of aubergine and other vegetables cooked in a spicy tomato-based sauce. The history of Baingan Masala can be traced back to the Indian subcontinent, where aubergine has been a staple ingredient in cooking for centuries. The origin of aubergine itself is believed to be in India, where it has been cultivated for over 4,000 years. The use of aubergine in Indian cuisine is mentioned in ancient texts such as the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. The dish Baingan Masala, however, is a relatively new addition to Indian cuisine. It is believed that the dish was first created in the northern region of India, where aubergine is a common vegetable. The first known recipe for Baingan Masala appeared in a cookbook published in the 19th century by Raja Ravi Varma, a member of the royal family of Travancore in present-day Kerala.
Over time, the recipe for Baingan Masala has evolved and varied across different regions of India. Some versions of the dish include additional ingredients such as potatoes, peas, and onions, while others may use different spices and cooking techniques. It is typically served with rice or bread and is enjoyed by people of all ages and backgrounds.
BAINGAN MASALA BY V-GIYAN
Our chefs developed a vegan version of Baingan Masala that consists of aubergine, sweet potato, and peppers as main ingredients. Aubergine is a versatile and nutritious vegetable commonly used in Vegan Indian dishes. In terms of nutritional value, it is low in calories and high in fibre, vitamins, and minerals. Aubergine also contains antioxidants, such as anthocyanins, which give it its distinctive purple colour and have been linked to various health benefits. Sweet potatoes are a popular Vegan Indian Food and a nutritious root vegetable. Cooking them in curries brings out their natural sweetness, breaking down starch into simple sugars. In addition to being tasty, sweet potatoes are also very healthy. They are a great source of dietary fibre, vitamins, and minerals. Sweet potatoes are also high in vitamin A, which is essential for good vision, immune function, and skin health. In Indian Vegan Food, cooking with bell peppers is a great way to add colour, flavour, and nutrition to dishes. In addition to being delicious, bell peppers are also packed with nutrients – vitamin C, vitamin A, and fibre; plus, they are low in calories, making them a healthy addition to any diet.
THE ULTIMATE COMFORT FOOD BY V-GIYAN
Why choose our Vegan Baingan Masala?
It has a low content of fat and salt, and medium content of natural sugar which is good for your health. The combination of spices used in Baingan Masala, such as ginger, coriander, and turmeric, has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that help boost your immune system.
It is weight-loss-friendly Vegan Indian food – Baingan Masala is a low-calorie dish that is suitable for people who are watching their weight. It is a good source of protein and fibre, which help to keep you feeling full and satisfied while regulating digestion and preventing constipation.
Baingan Masala is a versatile dish that can be enjoyed as a side dish or as a main course with rice or naan.
WHAT IS VEGAN BAINGAN MASALA MADE OF?
Ingredients and Allergens:
Aubergine, Onion, Sweet Potato, Potato, Tadka Base (Onion, Tomatoes, Ginger, Water, Garlic, Tadka Spice Blend (Fenugreek Leaves, Coriander Seeds, Tandoori Powder, Paprika, V-Giyan Spice Blend (Black Pepper, Cardamon, Fennel Seeds, Cloves, Dried Red Chillies, Caraway Seeds, Curry Leaves, Bay Leaf), Ground Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Chilli Powder, Cardamon), Coriander Leaves, Cumin Seeds, Olive Oil), Tomatoes, Red Peppers, Yellow Peppers, Green Peppers, Olive Oil, Coriander Leaves, Fenugreek Leaves, Cumin Seeds, Salt, Turmeric, Ground Coriander, Chili Powder.
Allergen advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.
HOW SUSTAINABLE EATING IS CHANGING THE GAME
When it comes to sustainable eating, the high consumption of meat is only the tip of the iceberg. Our sustainable approach to Indian Food Delivery implies a low carbon footprint, eco-friendly delivery, and zero plastic packaging.
Sustainable packaging is rapidly changing the game in the food industry. Our shift towards sustainable packaging is driven by concerns about the environmental impact of traditional packaging materials and the need to address climate change. At V-Giyan, we use innovative design to reduce the amount of packaging required. This includes the use of thinner materials, smaller packaging sizes, and packaging that is renewable and biodegradable.
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