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Prepare Baingan Bharta Recipe

Baingan bharta Recipe or Baingan ka bhurtha or Baingan da bhurtha or baigan bharta or eggplant chutney, we can call it with many names. Baingan bharta recipe is very tasty dishBasically it is a South Asian dish. It is primarily a vegetarian dish that made from eggplant (baingan) which is grilled over charcoal or direct fire, to infuse the dish.

Preparation Time: 12 mins      Cooking Time: 10 mins Yield: 4 servings    Recipe Type : Veg-Main

Ingredients

  • Eggplant (Baigan) 2 big size
  • Onion (1 Big size)
  • Tomato(1 medium size)
  • Garlic 2 cloves
  • Green chillies  chopped(2)
  • Res chilli (1)
  • Turmeric powder(1/4 tsp)
  • Red chilli powder(1/4 tsp)
  • Cumin powder(1/2 Tsp)
  • Cumin seeds(1/2 tsp)
  • Mustard seeds(1/2 Tsp)
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • Refined oil
  • Salt o taste

Method of Preparation

  1. Apply some oil over the eggplant and keep it over direct flame. Turnover and cook it evenly soft. ( You can also use micro wave and hot charcoal)
  2. Peel off the skin. Mash well and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan or Kadai. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and allow it to splutter. Add one red chilli.
  4. Add chopped garlic, onions and green chillies and cook until onions become soft.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes, Red chilli powder, turmeric powder, Cumin powder and salt. Stir for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add mashed baigan and stir well for 3-4 minutes on medium flame.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with Rice and dal. And also it goes well with chapathis/rottis/parathas.

Tips:

  1. Apply some oil over the baingan before keep it over direct flame, it can help you to peel the skin very smoothly.
  2. Adding Red chilli powder is optional, as we have already added chopped green chillies.