Baingan Bharta
A classic preparation of roasted brinjal without too much masala
Gurdip Kohli Punj's Baigan Bharta recipe
Cuisine

- Indian

Serves

- 4

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min

Type

- snack

Difficulty

- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 eggplant
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 to 3 chopped green chillies
  • 1 chopped Tomato
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp peanuts
  • coarsely ground
  • salt to taste
  • water
  • oil for brushing
  • For Garnish: chopped coriander

HOW TO PREPARE BAINGAN BHARTA

  1. 1

    Make some slits on the outer skin of the eggplant.
  2. 2

    Brush oil on the skin and roast directly over the flame.
  3. 3

    Roast evenly.
  4. 4

    Allow the roasted eggplant to cool.
  5. 5

    Later peel off the skin and mash the eggplant well.
  6. 6

    Heat oil in a pan under a low flame.
  7. 7

    Saute chopped onion garlic, green chillies, and tomato.
  8. 8

    Add red chilli powder coriander powder, salt and water and mix well.
  9. 9

    Add mashed eggplant to the masala.
  10. 10

    Add coarsely ground peanuts.
  11. 11

    Cook well and place in a serving dish.
  12. 12

    Garnish with chopped coriander.

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