Baigan Ka Bharta

Smokey and flavorful, baingan ka bharta is an Indian delicacy (also a loved recipe of the Mediterranean region) that takes minimum effort to cook.

Ingredients
  • 1 large eggplant (baingan)
  • 1 medium-sized onion, chopped
  • 1 medium-sized tomato, chopped
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon Kashmiri red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Cilantro for garnish
How To Prepare
  1. Place the eggplant on the gas burner and roast it. You can also steam it.
  2. Use a knife to peel the skin.
  3. Mash the eggplant with the back of a fork.
  4. Heat olive oil in a pan.
  5. Add in the chopped onion and let it fry for 2 minutes over medium flame.
  6. Add the tomatoes and fry for 2 minutes.
  7. Add green chilies, coriander powder, cumin powder, salt, and Kashmiri red chili powder. Cook for a minute.
  8. Add in the mashed eggplant and salt. Combine everything.
  9. Cook for one more minute.
  10. Drizzle a teaspoon of ghee on top and garnish with cilantro.