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Baigan Ka Bhurta

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Baigan ka bhurta is one of the different versions of cooking an eggplant. It is a North Indian dish where eggplant is charred, mashed and cooked with spices. Baigan bharta is easy to make and is served with rotis.

  • Easy
  • 3 person(s)
  • 20 Min
  • 4 Likes
 

Ingredients

    • Eggplant2-3
    • Oil3-4 tablespoons
    • Onions, sliced2 MEDIUM-sized
    • Tomatoes, chopped2-3
    • Red chilli powder1 tablespoon
    • Garam masala1/2 teaspoon
    • Ground turmeric1/2 teaspoon
    • Ground coriander1/2 teaspoon
    • Saltfor taste
    • Black pepper1/2 teaspoon
    • Aamchoor powder1 teaspoon
    • Ground cumin1/2 teaspoon
    • Yoghurt1 cup
    • Lemon juice1/2 teaspoon
    • Green chilies, chopped1-2
    • Ginger, juliennefor garnish
    • Fresh coriander, choppedfor garnish

Preparation

  • Insert a skewer into the eggplant, charring on a medium flame until the skin is burned.
  • Place the charred eggplant in a bowl of cold water immediately and remove the skin.
  • Mash the eggplant.
  • In a medium pot heat oil over medium flame and sauté the onions until translucent.
  • Add tomatoes and mix well. Simmer for 05 to 10 minutes.
  • Add the mashed eggplant, red chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric, coriander, and salt in a bowl and mix.
  • Add black pepper, aamchoor powder, ground cumin, and yoghurt. Mix well.
  • Add green chilies and lemon juice, stir and steam for 05 to 08 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander. Serve with naan or roti.
  • Enjoy! Please give us your feedback in the comments below.
 
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