ACHARI ALOO BAINGAN (Vegan Pickled Aubergine & Potato Curry)

Achari Aloo Baingan Recipe Is an easy Punjabi curry made with aubergines and Potatoes flavoured with spices typically used in Indian pickles. The name Achari Baingan literally means pickled Aubergine. We have used spices such as nigella seeds, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds and fennel seeds. The flavours of this Achari Aloo Baingan curry dish are spicy, tangy and a beautiful aroma of pickle spices.

Serves 2


for the CURRY

500g Aubergine, chopped

2 medium Onions, chopped

4 medium Potato, chopped

2 teaspoon Ginger paste

2 teaspoon Garlic paste

6 tablespoon Pureed tomatoes

1 teaspoon Asafoetida

1 teaspoon Turmeric powder

1.5 teaspoon Amchur Powder

1 teaspoon Chilli powder

2 teaspoon Coriander powder

0.5 teaspoon Cumin seeds

Salt to taste

4-6 tablespoon Oil

1/4 Cup water

2 tablespoon Cilantro leaves chopped, for garnish


2 teaspoon Fennel seeds

2 teaspoon Mustard seeds

2 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds

1 teaspoon Nigella seeds

1.5 teaspoon Cumin seeds

1 teaspoon Chilli flakes