Baingan Ka Bharta aur Thadoola
Did you know that people in Madhya Pradesh and Bundelkhand stuff garlic into raw brinjal before roasting the brinjal for Baingan Bharta? This process imparts a unique flavour to the bharta. This bharta is a part of the menu during weddings in Bundelkhand.
Baingan Ka Bharta aur Thadoola
Cuisine

- Indian

Serves

- 1-2

Cooking Time

-20-30 Min

Difficulty

- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10-12 Min

INGREDIENTS

  • FOR Baingan ka Bharta
  • 2 eggplant
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds and Asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp garlic and 2 onions grated
  • 1-inch ginger
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder and coriander powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • FOR Chutney
  • Garlic Cloves
  • Green chillies
  • Coriander leaves
  • Cumins seeds
  • FOR Thadoola
  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup mung dal, Urad dal flour and rice flour
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Water for dough

HOW TO PREPARE BAINGAN KA BHARTA AUR THADOOLA

  1. 1

    Prick the brinjal using a knife.
  2. 2

    Stuff the pricked part with garlic cloves.
  3. 3

    Roast the brinjal over a gas stove.
  4. 4

    For preparing Bharta, add oil in a heated pan.
  5. 5

    cumin seeds, a pinch of asafoetida, garlic and mix it.
  6. 6

    Add grated onions and let it cook.
  7. 7

    Add chopped ginger, green chilli, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, salt as per taste and mix it well.
  8. 8

    Add roasted, chopped brinjal, coriander leaves and mix it again.
  9. 9

    Prepare a chutney using garlic cloves, green chillies, coriander leaves and cumin seeds.
  10. 10

    For preparing Thadoola, add wheat flour in a bowl.
  11. 11

    Add mung dal flour, urad dal flour, rice flour.
  12. 12

    Add a pinch of salt, Add salt, red chilli powder, chutney, water and prepare a dough.
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