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Baingan ka bharta

Sujata Limbu
0 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Baingan ka bharta RECIPE

This beautiful dish has a distinct smoky tone that enhances the flavour of the entire dish.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Tiffin Recipes
  • Punjabi
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 2 Brinjals (round)
  2. 2 onions finely chopped
  3. 1 tomato finely chopped
  4. 100 grams green peas
  5. 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  6. 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  7. 1 teaspoon garam masala
  8. 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  9. 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  10. 2 teaspoon coriander powder
  11. 1/2 inch ginger smashed to a paste
  12. 6-7 garlic cloves smashed to a paste
  13. 2 tablespoon Oil
  14. Handful of coriander leaves to garnish finely chopped
  15. Salt according to taste


  1. Wash the brinjals and apply some oil on them before roasting.
  2. Roast the brinjals on medium flame for 2-3 minutes until they are nicely charred on all sides.
  3. Once they are roasted set aside to cool. Remove the stem and peel the skins off once the brinjals are cool, leave some charred bits. Next, chop these roasted brinjals into tiny pieces and keep aside.
  4. Take a pan and heat oil in it, once the oil is hot put in the mustard and cumin seeds and let them crackle.
  5. Then put in the onion along with the ginger-garlic paste. Saute and cook till the onion becomes translucent in colour.
  6. Next, put in the tomatoes along with salt to taste, cook till they are soft and oil separates.
  7. Put in the all the powdered spices, saute and cook for another 2-3 minutes until the spices are blended well with the vegetables.
  8. Finally add in the roasted brinjal and stir well. Let it simmer and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  9. Once cooked, transfer the bharta on to a serving bowl and garnish with the coriander leaves.
  10. Serve hot with rice or rotis as per your desire.

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Mahesh Kathiyavadi
Mahesh Kathiyavadi   Dec-20-2017


Talat Jahan
Talat Jahan   Nov-11-2017

So tasty

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