Baingan Bharta

Spicy Baigan Bharta is very famous North indian dish. It can be served with Rotis or Rice. I just cant believe how tasty an eggplant can be? Try this recipe. It can earn you lot of praises when you have invited your freinds and family! Enjoy 🙂

Preparation Time: 45 minutes
 

 
Ingredients:
 
  • 1 large eggplant
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon chilly powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 fresh green chilly finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 bunch cilantro, finely chopped
  • Salt as per your taste

Directions:

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

Place eggplant on a medium baking sheet. Bake 20 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until tender. Remove from heat, let it cool. Start peeling the skin and since the eggplant is soft you can just put try to break it down into small pieces with a spoon.

Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Mix in mustard seeds, asafoetida and onion. Cook and stir until onion is tender.

Mix 3/4 chopped garlic, turmeric powder, garam powder, chilly powder and Coriander powder. Add tomato into the saucepan, and cook about 5 minutes. Mix in eggplant and season with salt. Add Yogurt and mix it well. Cover, and cook for 10 minutes over medium heat. Remove cover, reduce heat to low, and continue cooking about 5 minutes. Garnish with cilantro and serve.

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