Monday, January 24, 2011

Baingan (Eggplant) Bharta

Ingredients :
Eggplant : 1 big
Onion : 1
Tomato : 1
Green Peas : 1/2 cup
Garlic : 5 Cloves
Cumin Seeds : 1 tsp
Turmeric : 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder : 1 tsp
Coriander Powder : 1 tbsp
Garam Masala : 1 tsp
Salt : To Taste
Oil : 3-4 tbsp
Coriander Leaves : For Garnishing

Recipe :
Take a whole big eggplant. Make 5-6 small slits in it. Stuff the slits with the garlic cloves.

Preheat oven at 190C. Brush the eggplant slightly with oil. Place the eggplant on grill. Bake it for 30-40 minutes. Turn it once in between. Bake it till its cooked well. Remove from oven.

Peel the eggplant.

Mash the pulp along with the garlic cloves. Keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin and let it splutter. Now add the onions. Saute till onions are golden brown. Add the tomatoes and mix well. Now add salt and all the masala's. Stir well and cook till oil leaves the sides.

Add the green peas and the mashed eggplant. Mix well. Lower flame and cook for 10-15 minutes. The peas should be cooked. Eggplant will ooze out the oil. Remove from flame.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Sending this for my event "Healing Foods - Eggplant" started by Siri and hosted this month by me.


  1. My all time fav..perfect with rotis :)

    US Masala

  2. very yummy.....we hav always coincdences.. I have posted the same ,,,,with slight variations

  3. Love anything with Eggplant... Thanks for sharing with lovely step by step procedure..

  4. Looks yummy .Do drop by my space
    when u find time