Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Baingan Ka Bharta

Baingan Ka Bharta
(Brinjal Or Eggplant)

Baingan Ka Bharta

Baingan Ka Bharta


1 baingan (brinjal /eggplant)
1 onion chopped 
2 tomatoes finely chopped 
1 tsp finely chopped or grated garlic 
1 tsp finely chopped or grated ginger 
1/2 cup fresh/frozen peas (optional) 
1/4 tsp turmeric powder 
1 tsp red chili powder 
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder 
2 green chilies finely chopped 
Coriander leaves finely chopped
1 tbsp oil 
Salt to taste 


1. Wash, pat dry brinjal, grease it with a little oil, make slits all over the surface.

2. Roast them over open flame or in a tandoor/preheated oven until the skin scorches starts  
    peeling off & brinjals start to shrink. Let them cool.

3. Remove skin & mash the pulp completely. 

4. Boil the fresh/frozen peas (optional)

5. Heat oil in a kadai/pan. Add cumin seeds, when they crackle, add onions & sauté until

6. Add ginger, garlic, green chillies, cook for a minute. Add the tomatoes, red chilli powder, 
    turmeric powder, coriander powder, cook till the oil separates from the masala.

7. Add mashed brinjal & boiled peas (optional), garam masala, salt, mix well & cook for 7-8 
    minutes over medium heat, 

8. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves & serve hot. 


1 comment:

  1. My all time favourite......loved it.