Friday, November 14, 2008

Baigan Bharta

My friend makes a very nice baigan bharta and I told her to teach me how to make it.Here is the recipe....

1 big eggplant
1 large onion
2 medium tomatoes(pureed)
6 cloves of garlic
2 inch piece of ginger
1 tsp chilli pd
1 tsp coriander-cumin pd
1 tsp garma masala
1/2 tsp turmeric
salt to taste
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp cumin seeds

Roast eggplant till very soft and then mash it very well.
Chop the onions and ginger garlic finely in a food chopper.heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Then add onion and ginger-garlic chopped.saute till golden brown and then add pureed tomatoes and saute till oil leaves sides. Mix all spices in 1/4 cup water and add to pan.saute for atleast 10 mins.
once done add lemon juice and mashed eggplant and mix well and cover and cook for another 10 mins.garnish with chopped coriander leaves.Enjoy!!!


karuna said...

baigan bharta look sgood. wht a co incidence i have a baigan bharta recipe too saved in my draft will b posting it soon. nice blog

G.Pavani said...

it looks yummy n tempting

Usha said...

First time here, you have a cool space...baingan bharta is one of my faves...sounds really yum...

Sheetal Kiran said...

I am a big fan of baingan bharta ... have never tried it with pureed tomatoes, I can see how it would make for great consistency. Lovely recipe!

shanthi said...

This bharta is quick and yummy. Do visit my blog when time permits.