Baingan Ka Bharta recipe

Baingan Ka Bharta or roasted eggplant recipe or roasted brinjal masala is originally a punjabi side dish for roti,chapati and pooris. Baingan or the brinjal is roasted directly on the flame and then peeled off and mashed.Directly roasted it over flame and then adding to the sabji add its own smoky flavor to the dish.Here you will see a detailed recipe of baingan ka bharta with step by step photos.Complete video recipe can be found here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2CtRZ7nmZY Baingan Ka Bharta.JPGIngredients Required :

Brinjals - 2 (medium sized)
Cooking oil - 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Onions - 2 
Tomatoes - 2
Green chillies - 4 to 5
Coriander powder - 1.5 tsp
Cumin powder - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/3 tsp
Lime juice - 1 tbsp
Finely chopped coriander leaves - 2 tbsp

Method:
* First roast the brinjals directly over the flame as shown in the 
  photo. 
* Allow the roasted brinjals to cool and then remove the peels completely.
* Mash the roasted and peeled brinjals. Keep aside the mashed brinjals 
  in a bowl.
* Heat up cooking oil in a pan.
* Add cumin seeds and finely chopped onions to the hot oil.Fry it until 
  the onions turn translucent.
* Add finely chopped tomatoes and thin slit green chillies and fry it.Close
  it with a lid and cook it until the tomatoes shrink and get cooked well.
* Now add coriander powder,cumin powder and turmeric powder.Mix well.
* Now add the roasted and mashed brinjals , mix well and add turmeric powder 
  and salt to taste.Mix everything and close with a lid and cook in low flame
  for 2 minutes.
* After 2 minutes of cooking in low flame give a final mix and add 1 tbsp of 
  lime juice and few finely chopped coriander leaves.Mix it again and our
  delicious,mouthwatering baingan ka bharta is ready to serve with all types
  of rotis and pooris :)
 


Step by step recipe with photos

Roast the brinjals over the flameBaingan Ka Bharta.mp4.00_00_20_03.Still001

 

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Allow the roasted brinjals to cool for few minutes and then remove the peels.Baingan Ka Bharta.mp4.00_00_42_22.Still003.jpg

Mash the roasted and peeled brinjals in a bowl.Baingan Ka Bharta.mp4.00_00_58_27.Still004.jpg

Heat up oil in a pan and add cumin seeds to oil.Baingan Ka Bharta.mp4.00_01_15_23.Still006.jpg

Also add finely chopped onions and fry it until it turns translucent.onions.jpg

Once the onions are fried well,add finely chopped tomatoes.tomatoes.jpg

Also add thin slit green chillies.green chilis.jpg

Cook the tomatoes until they shrink and become soft and mushy.Once the tomatoes are cooked well add coriander powder and cumin powder.Baingan Ka Bharta.mp4.00_02_09_17.Still012.jpg

Mix well and add turmeric powder.Baingan Ka Bharta.mp4.00_02_28_04.Still013.jpg

Add roasted and mashed brinjals.Baingan Ka Bharta.mp4.00_02_39_21.Still014.jpg

Add salt and mix everything well.salt.jpg

Close it with a lid and cook in low flame for 2 minutes.Baingan Ka Bharta.mp4.00_03_00_25.Still017.jpg

After 2 minutes add lime juice.Baingan Ka Bharta.mp4.00_03_10_11.Still019.jpg

And finally add few chopped coriander leaves and mix well.And our tasty and mouthwatering Baingan Ka Bharta is ready to serve 🙂

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