Shrimp Baingan Bharta

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 1 - Large Eggplant or 4 medium - Brinjals
  • 1/2 cup - Dried shrimp - washed well and soaked in turmeric-water
  • 2 tbsp- Vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp- Cumin seeds
  • 1 - Medium onion, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 sprigs - Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - Curry powder
  • 1- tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup- Plain yogurt
  • 1 - Green chilli - chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 bunch- Cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 - Green chilli (optional)
  • I- Dollop of ghee/butter (optional)

How to Make Shrimp Baingan Bharta

  • Pre-heat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) and bake eggplants on a baking sheet for 20-30 minutes, until tender.
  • Cool the eggplants, then peel and chop them.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan and saute the onions and the cumin until pink.
  • Drain and dry the shrimp.
  • Add to the onions.
  • Fry well for 2 minutes.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste, curry powder, and tomatoes.
  • Mix well.
  • Now cover and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the beaten yogurt, eggplant and chillies.
  • Add the salt and pepper.
  • Cover the pan, add 1/4 cup water cook for 10 minutes over medium heat.
  • Now remove the lid and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add 1 slit green chilli to it.
  • Add a dollop of ghee/butter and mix.
  • Garnish with cilantro
  • Serve with rotis.