Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Baingan Bartha

Baingan Bartha


eggplant               -1
onion                    -2
tomato                  -2
 peas                     -1 cup
coriander powder -11/2 tsp
cumin powder      -1/2 tsp
chilli powder        -1-11/2 tsp
garam masala       -1/2 tsp
salt                        -to taste
turmeric                -1/8 tsp
cumin seeds          -1/4 tsp
garlic                    -2 cloves
ginger                  -1/2 inch
cilantro               -to garnish
oil                        -2 tsp


  • With the fork puncture the eggplant all around and brush with oil.
  • Preheat oven to 375 f and cook for 35 minutes turning in between.
  • You can also show over the flame on a stove equally on all sides.
  • Once the eggplant is cooked peel the skin and mash the eggplant thorougly.
  • In a kadai heat oil and allow cumin seeds to splutter.
  • Add finely chopped onions and fry until golden brown.
  • Add the shredded ginger and garlic and fry until the raw flavor goes off.
  • Add the tomatoes and cook until mushy.
  • Follow it with salt,chilli powder,cumin powder,coriander powder ,turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Add little water and cook for few  minutes .now add the mashed eggplant to it and mix well.

  • Put the peas with little water and cook for five minutes.

  • Garnish with cilantro.

  • Squeeze little lemon juice and finely chopped onions(optional)
  • Serve with any Indian Bread
Serves  4

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