Easy Baingan Bartha

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 - brinjals
  • 2 - onions, finely chopped
  • 1 - tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - garlic, grated
  • 1 tsp - ginger, grated
  • 2 - dried red chillies, crushed
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - dhania powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cinnamon and clove powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Punjabi garam masala powder
  • Salt - to taste
  • 2 tsp - lemon juice
  • 2 tsp - ghee
  • 2 tbsp - oil

How to Make Easy Baingan Bartha

  • Hold the brinjals over fire to burn the skin. (Or run a few drops of oil and microwave in a loose-lid bowl for 3 minutes).
  • When the skin blackens, hold it under running water (skin will not blacken if micro waved. So peel).
  • Gently scrub off the skin. Mash the brinjals to a puree.
  • Heat oil in a heavy kadai.
  • Add ginger, garlic and stir fry for a minute.
  • Add onions and all dry masalas except, red chilli powder. Stir for a minute more.
  • Add tomatoes, brinjals, salt, lemon juice and stir.
  • Simmer for five minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Just before serving, heat ghee in a small pan.
  • Hold pan over bowl, add chilli powder, and pour immediately over the bhartha.
  • Do not let the chilli powder to burn.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot with tandoori roti or paratha.

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