Baigan Bharta Recipe

Baigan Bharta Recipe
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The aubergine is basted with oil and slowly cooked over medium flame and then mashed with a variety of spices to make this wholesome Baigan Bharta. It is perfect to eat with Indian breads.
Baigan Bharta Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.4 / 10 (19 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Calories Per Serving 149
  • 1 Brinjal
  • 1/2 cup Cooked Peas
  • 1 Tomato (finely chopped)
  • 1 Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1-3 Green Chilli (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped Coriander Leaves
How to make Baigan Bharta:
  • Smear the Brinjal with oil and roast it on a medium flame.
  • Turn upside down when lower portion becomes soft. Keep on rotating until it gets roasted properly.
  • Remove from the flame and submerge it in a bowl containing cold water.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan or kadhai.
  • Add onion and green chilli and fry on a medium flame till onions turn golden brown.
  • Add turmeric powder, garam masala, red chilli powder and salt.
  • Fry the masala for a minute and add the chopped tomatoes.
  • Cook until tomatoes become soft.
  • Now add peas and mashed brinjal.
  • Stir properly and fry for about 5 to 7 minutes on medium heat.
  • Baigan Bharta is ready.
  • Serve it garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

Reviews and Ratings:
Jay posted 15/06/2011
Well, I make it and added some curry leaves in it. Nice taste.
Yhank you,