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Beginners Baingan Ka Bhartha Recipe

Beginners Baingan Ka Bhartha is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 1 -very large seedless oval Brinjal
  • 1- large Tomato grated
  • 1 large Onion grated
  • 1/2 tsp - Ginger finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp- Garlic finely chopped
  • 2 -green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric
  • 3 pinches asafeotida
  • one and a half tsp - Lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - each cumin and Mustard Seeds
  • one and a half tbsp - oil
  • How to Make Beginners Baingan Ka Bhartha:

    1. Check to see that brinjal is absolutely healthy and has no germ holes, etc.
    2. Wash and wipe dry.
    3. Burn brinjal over direct flame or barbeque mesh.
    4. Rotate and cook till evenly soft all over.
    5. Scrape out any burnt skin with hands.
    6. Mash softened brinjal till soft, keep aside.
    7. Heat oil, add seeds and allow to splutter.
    8. Add asafoetida, stir and add ginger, garlic onions.
    9. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
    10. Add tomatoes, Masalas, salt, etc.
    11. Add mashed brinjals, stir, add 1/4 cup water.
    12. Stir, cook covered till oil seperates.
    13. Pour into serving bowl, garnish with chopped coriander.
    14. Serve hot with warm bread rolls, Rotis, or Parathas.


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