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Shrimp Baingan Bharta Recipe

Shrimp Baingan Bharta is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Simmer Recipe
Difficulty :
Hard
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

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:

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



     

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