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Simple Baingan Bharta

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 - Large Brinjals (eggplant)
  • 2 - Onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 - Tomato (finely chopped)
  • 2 tsp - Ginger and Garlic paste
  • 2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 2 tsp - Chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - Ajwain powder (om seeds)
  • 2 tsp - Dhania powder (coriander powder)
  • 6 tsp - Oil
  • 2 tsp - Jeera
  • 2 tsp - Lime juice
  • Salt - as per taste

How to Make

  • Grease the brinjal with some oil all over.
  • Make 5-6 slits on the surface of each brinjal with a knife.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 deg F and bake the brinjal until it is completely cooked and soft.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and add jeera and ginger and garlic paste.
  • Add the chopped onion and saute till they become transparent.
  • Add chopped tomato.
  • Add a little water and cook covered for about 2 mins.
  • Add the brinjal to the mixture.
  • Add water to get the consistency you need.
  • Add all the remaining dry masalas and cook for another 2 mins.
  • Remove from stove, add the lime juice and mix well.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve it hot with rotis/chapatis.