Thursday, February 26, 2009

Baingan Bharta


  • 1 Big Eggplant (brinjal)
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 Green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • A large pinch of Hing
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped Cilantro to garnish


  • Pierce eggplant with fork and microwave it for 8 mts.If using a gas top, cook eggplant on medium flame till soft.
  • Remove the skin, mash it and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add hing, onions and fry till golden brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, green chillies and fry for a minute.
  • Add tomatoes , salt, chilli powder, garam masala powder and cook till tomatoes are mashed and oil starts separating.
  • Add the mashed eggplant to it and mix well.Cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.

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