Begun Bharta | How to make Begun Bharta

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About Begun Bharta

This preparation of begun bharta as we call it in Bengali or roasted aubergine is a very treasured recipe at home. Baingan bharta or Baingan ka bhurtha or Baingan da bhurtha or Wangyacha Bharit is a South Asian dish bearing a resemblance to baba ghanoush. Baingan bharta in India is usually made with just roasting the aubergine and mixing it with raw onions and green chillies. This recipe is a little more exotic and a far more tasty version.

Begun Bharta is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Begun Bharta by Ipsita Pal is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Begun Bharta at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Begun Bharta is a dish which comes from West Bengal cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Begun Bharta takes 30 minute for the preparation and 15 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Begun Bharta make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Begun Bharta will be the best option for you. The flavor of Begun Bharta is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Begun Bharta at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves4People
Begun Bharta

Ingredients to make Begun Bharta

  • Big long Brinjal/Aubergine that weighs atleast 400gms or more
  • 2 large Onions chopped finely for every 400 gms of aubergine
  • 1 medium sized Tomato chopped finely for 400 gms of aubergine
  • A big bunch of Coriander leaves
  • 3 tbsps of Sunflower Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 2-3 chopped Green Chillis

How to make Begun Bharta

  1. Rub 2-3 drops of sunflower oil on the aubergine. Cut the aubergine lengthwise keeping the portion below the stalk intact such that there are 4 quarters all joined at the top.
  2. Roast the aubergine over a flame rotating every 3-4 mins until the flesh is soft from the inside and the skin is charred. Take off flame and carefully removed the charred skin and retain the soft flesh.
  3. Mash the roasted flesh so it makes a coarse paste. Keep aside.
  4. In a wok, fry the chopped onions with the oil until it turns golden. Add the tomatoes and salt. Cook until the tomato flesh disintegrates.
  5. Add the chopped green chillies and the roasted aubergine mash and fry until the oil starts leaving the sides of the wok.
  6. Add the finely chopped coriander leaves and stir well.
  7. Break an egg and stir vigorously until you can see the white flakes of the egg mixed well with the aubergine mash. Remove from heat once done and serve with love.

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