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Bangan ka bharta

Sangeeta Sethi
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Bangan ka bharta RECIPE

Bharta is primarily a North Indian dry vegetarian dish, accompaniment of the main course. It is made differently in many parts of North India. Here i am describing the typical Punjabi flavour of bharta having peas and without ginger, garlic, turmeric and garam masala.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Punjabi
  • Stir fry
  • Simmering
  • Roasting
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Brinjal round 2 medium size
  2. Onion 4 medium sized
  3. Tomato 4 .medium sized
  4. Peas 50 g
  5. Green chilly 1
  6. Coriander leaves 20 g
  7. Common salt as per taste
  8. Degi Mirch powder 1 tsp
  9. Oil/ desi ghee 5 tsp


  1. Apply oil on brinjal skin and roast on mild gas flame till skin gets charred and flaky and inner pulp becomes tender
  2. Remove the skin
  3. Slit open the peeled brinjal with knife to check infestation of any worm
  4. Mash the pulp thoroughly with masher
  5. Chop onions into small pieces
  6. Chop tomatoes into small pieces
  7. Keep a Wok on gas flame and add oil/ ghee
  8. Allow the oil to become warm and add onions for sauting
  9. Add salt at this stage so as to caramalise faster
  10. Add tomatoes and allow them to become tender and stir occassionally
  11. Add peas and stir
  12. Add degi mirch
  13. Add mashed brinjal and reduce gas flame
  14. Constantly stir the pulp till it starts the leaving the oil/ ghee
  15. Switch off the gas flame
  16. Garnish with green chilly and coriander leaves
  17. Delicious bharta is ready
  18. Serve it with roti or parantha

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Astha Gulati
Astha Gulati   Sep-15-2017


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