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Must-eat Baingan Bharta Recipe

Must-eat Baingan Bharta is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1 -large Eggplant or 4 -medium Brinjals
  • 2 tbsp -vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp- Cumin seeds
  • 1 -medium onion, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp- ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp -curry powder
  • 1- tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup -plain yogurt
  • 1 -green chilli, chopped
  • salt
  • 1/4 bunch -cilantro, finely chopped
  • How to Make Must-eat Baingan Bharta:

    1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) and bake eggplants on a baking sheet for 20-30 mins, until tender.
    2. Cool, peel and chop or roast the brinjals in the gas flame until tender - then cool and mash.
    3. Heat oil in a saucepan and fry onions and cumin well, till onions are tender.
    4. Add the ginger garlic paste, curry powder, and tomatoes - cook for 1 minute.
    5. Add the beaten yogurt, eggplant/brinjals and chillies.
    6. Season with salt and pepper.
    7. Add 1/4 cup water and cover-cook for 10 mins over high heat.
    8. Remove cover, and simmer for 5 minutes.
    9. Garnish with cilantro/coriander and serve with piping hot rotis.


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