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Baigan Bharta Recipe


1 medium Baigan (eggplant)
1/2 cup Cooked green peas 
1 Finely chopped onions 
1 Finely chopped tomatoes 
1 Finely chopped green chilli 
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder 
1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder 
1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder 
3 tbsp Vegetable oil 
Salt to taste 
Chopped green coriander leaves for garnishing

Preparation of baigan ka bharta :

  • Brush baigan (eggplant) with oil and roast it on a gas burner over medium heat.
  • Frequently turn the eggplant upside down, until fully roasted.
  • Once done, hold it under cold running water or in a bowl full of water. Cool it and peel off the blackened skin.
  • Mash the flesh.
  • Heat oil in a pan / kadhai . Add green chilli and onion and fry over medium heat until light golden brown.
  • Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt and stir. Add tomatoes and cook until tender.
  • Add green peas and mashed baigan (eggplant). Stir well. Fry the baigan bhartha for 5-7 minutes over medium heat.
  • Garnish the baigan bharta with green coriander leaves and serve hot.