Baingan ka Bharta

Baingan ka Bharta is one of the popular Punjabi dish. The way it is cooked is very simple yet it tastes good. You can have baingan ka bharta with chapatis or can accompany it with gravy dish or daal..


Serving : 4           Cooking Time : 25 minutes

Ingredients :

  • 2 medium Baingan (Brinjal)
  • 3 medium Onion (Finely sliced)
  • 2 Tomatoes (Finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves (Finely chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves for garnishing

Method :

  • Roast the baingan on gas at low flame until it is cooked properly and the skin is charred. Cool, peel and mash the baingan.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds to it.
  • When the cumin seeds starts crackling add chopped garlic. Cook until the raw aroma disappears.
  • Add onions and saute till onion becomes translucent.
  • Now add tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, salt to taste and cook until the oil separates from masala.
  • Now add the mashed baingan and mix well. Cook for 4-5 minutes at low flame.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and Baingan ka Bharta is ready to be served with chapatis.

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