Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Baigan ka Bharta

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins

2 medium sized brinjal (baingan / eggplant)
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
1 1/2 tsp chopped green chillies
salt to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)


1.In pressure cooker, add the baigan cook for 2 whistle.
2.Remove and peel the skin of baigan. keep in a bowl,mash it thoroughly. Keep aside.
3.Heat the oil in a fry-pan add the cumin seeds.
4.When the seeds crackle add the onions and saute till the onions turn golden brown in colour.
5.Add the tomatoes, chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger, green chilies and salt and cook for 5 minutes on high flame.
6.Add the mashed baigan cook for 2 to 4 minutes on a medium flame.
7.Serve hot and garnish with coriander.

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