Baingan Bharta is basically roasted eggplant curry. I love with Bajra(Millet) or Jowar(Sorghum or Mili)Roti. Also goes well with Rice. Very healthy and flavorful.
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- 1 Large Eggplant (Brinjal / Baingan)
- 1 Medium Tomato, finely chopped
- 1 tbsp ginger paste
- 1 tsp garlic paste, optional
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped, optional
- 1/4 cup fresh yogurt
- 1 small simla mirch(optional)
- 1 Teaspoon Green Chili, finely chopped
- 2 Tablespoon Cilantro (Coriander Leaves), chopped. I also add handful Dhaniya while cooking and leave little amount to garnish on top
- 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
- 1 Teaspoon Red Chili Powder
- 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
- 2 Teaspoon Coriander-Cumin Powder
- 1/4 Teaspoon Garam Masala
- 1 Tablebspoon Oil or Ghee
- 1 Teaspoon Sugar (Optional)
- Salt to Taste
- To Garnish:
- 2 Tablespoon Cilantro (Coriander Leaves), finely chopped
- During winter season, I grow green onion, garlic and fenugreek leaves in my backyard and I add those in my baingan bharta for more flavor.
- 1.Grease the eggplant with a little oil, wrap it in aluminium foil and cook over an open flame till it is soft. or Bake uncovered in oven.
- 2.Cool, unwrap aluminium foil and peel the skin. Add yogurt and mash pulp and keep aside.
- 3.Heat a non stick pan over medium heat, add oil or ghee.
- 4.Add cumin seeds wait until seeds crackle add turmeric powder, ginger garlic pastes, coriander-cumin powder, red chili powder chopped green chili and fry for a few seconds.
- 5.Add onion and cook till transparent. Add chopped tomato, chopped cilantro, and cook until oil separates.
- 6.Add mashed eggplant mixture, garam masala, sugar(optional) and salt and mix well.
- 7.Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot.
This recipe can be prepared without onion and garlic as well. In that case, I would add simpla mirch(bell pepper) in this recipe
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