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baingan bharta recipe | baingan ka bharta | smoky eggplant stir fry mash

easy baingan bharta recipe | baingan ka bharta | smoky eggplant stir fry mash
Course curry
Cuisine punjabi
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for roasting:

  • 400 grams brinjal / baingan / eggplant
  • 3 clove garlic
  • 1 chilli
  • 1 tsp oil

other ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 dried red chilli broken
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 2 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, take large-sized brinjal and make 4 slits.
  • stuff in 3 garlic and 1 chilli in each slit.
  • grease the baingan with oil as it helps to peel off the skin easily once roasting.
  • start roasting on gas stove flipping occasionally.
  • roast until brinjal turns dark and cooked completely from inside.
  • cool the baingan completely and start to peel the skin off.
  • take off the head of brinjal and check if the brinjal is cooked completely from inside.
  • mash the eggplant with the help of a fork. keep aside.
  • in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and saute 1 tsp cumin, 1 dried red chilli, 1 inch ginger and 2 clove garlic.
  • saute 1 onion until it shrinks slightly.
  • further add ½ tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and saute till spices turn aromatic.
  • add in 1 tomato and saute until tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
  • now add in roasted and mashed brinjal along with 1 tsp salt.
  • mix and mash for 5 minutes or until flavours are well combined.
  • add ½ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
  • finally, enjoy baingan ka bartha with hot phulka or rice.