Beginners Baingan Ka Bhartha

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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