Sunday, May 3, 2009

Baigan Bharta(Roasted Eggplant)

This recipe is liked by most of the Indians.Many people don't like baigans but still they are game for this dish.Here roasted baigan is cooked with onion-tomato and spices.

Eggplant/ baigan 1 big one
Onion 1 medium
Tomato 1 medium
Garlic pods 1-2
Ginger 1 inch piece
Turmeric pw 1 tsp
Garam masala 1 tsp
Dhaniya pw 1 tsp
Chilli pw 1-2 tsp
Oil 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves

1. Wash the eggplant/baigan and roast it over medium flame properly from all the sides.Let it cool and then peel off the skin and mash it.
2. Heat oil in a pan/kadhai and add chopped ginger, garlic, onions.Fry it till golden in colour.
3. Add the chopped tomatoes and all the masalas.Mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.
4. Now add the mashed eggplant, salt in it.Stir well and fry it for 5 minutes on medium flame.
5. Finally garnish it with coriander leaves and serve it.

Note:You can also add green peas in this recipe.

1 comment:

  1. Hey Deeps,

    Thanks for all the wonderful recipes. I am in california and have coil cookingrange. So can you tell me should I bake or broil the eggplant and at what temperature and for how long.

    Thanks in advance