Baingan bharta

To make baingan bharta you would require a large variety of baingan / brinjal / eggplant. It’s a dish which has a smoked flavor since you roast the baingan and cook it with masalas. Enjoy baingan bharata with pooris or phulka.

Ingredients

Baingan / Eggplant / Brinjal — 1 big

Onions — 2

Tomatoes — 2

Ginger, garlic, green chili paste —1 tablespoon

Cumin seeds — 1 teaspoon

Coriander powder — 1 teaspoon

Gram masala powder — 1 teaspoon

Red chili powder — 1/2 teaspoon

Salt — 1 1/2 teaspoons

Oil — 2-3 tablespoons

Method

Wash and wipe the baingan, apply oil all over the baingan and place it on the stove and roast it on all the sides. Cool the baingan,peel the skin and mash the it. Heat oil in a pan ,add the cummin seeds and saute. Add the chopped onion and saute till the onions turn pink in color,add the ginger ,garlic ,green chili paste and saute .Add the chopped tomatoes give a stir cover and cook for two minutes . Now add the mashed baingan, coriander powder, red chili powder ,gram masala, salt, mix it all together and cook further for 3-4 minutes . Baingan bharta ready.

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